Search Results: "k.j.a. Wishnia"


BOOK REVIEW

RED HOUSE by k.j.a. Wishnia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 12, 2001

"Still, anyone who's lived in non-rent-controlled apartment will doubtless respond to Fil's search for truth, justice, and affordable housing."
Filomena Buscarsela (The Glass Factory, 2000, etc.) is one busy muchacha these days. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOFT MONEY by k.j.a. Wishnia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 1999

From her precarious perch near Manhattan's seedy north pole, Ecuadorean ex-cop Filomena Buscarsela describes herself as "raised on angry prophets," and, brother, does it show. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD LAKE by k.j.a. Wishnia
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2002

"Readers have no more hope of unraveling the puzzle than Ecuadorians have of buying today's rice at yesterday's prices."
God knows why New York private eye Filomena Buscarsela (Red House, 2001, etc.) thinks it's a good idea to take her prepubescent daughter Antonia to visit her family in Ecuador. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FIFTH SERVANT by Kenneth Wishnia
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Works nicely on at least three levels: as history, mystery and theology."
Christians ferociously persecute Jews during the Easter/Passover season in late-16th-century Prague. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 1, 1999

Bruna And Her Sisters In The Sleeping City ($24.95; Dec.; 240 pp.; 0-8101-1408-9): A deft allegorization of protagonist Bruna Catovil's struggles to escape her "mad" family's (and culture's) ignorance and insularity gradually emerges from Coss°o's magical-realist debut fiction (originally published in 1973 and now the first of her novels to be translated into English). Read full book review >