The following book review was written by guest blogger Harold Titus.
In many respects Jeffrey Lent’s In the Fall is a remarkable historical novel. Lent is a skilled narrator: he is knowledgeable about his subject matter, his observations about human conduct are incisive, and his characters are intriguingly exceptionally complex.
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In a roundabout way, it is Edwin Hubble we have to thank for the Star Wars franchise. Without his work, we would not have the concept of a galaxy far, far away. If you were alive before the 1920s, when you gazed into the night sky, you believed everything in the heavens was a member of the Milky Way. What we now know to be galaxies were thought to be nebula.
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What was the legendary Merlin doing when he wasn’t serving in King Arthur’s court? That’s what the historical fantasy Merlin Parnassus by Honeysuckle Pear imagines.
The novel, told in first person, is best described as a memoir. I reviewed the Smashwords edition of the novel.
The novel begins in ancient Greece where Merlin is born. His birth mother soon dies,…Continue
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Born in 1894 in Rhode Island, Murphy had sports in her blood. Her father was a semi-professional baseball player. As a child, Murphy…Continue
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