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Book Review: The Crime of Father Amaro by José Maria de Eça de Queiroz

A powerful novel that tackles what happens when the Catholic Church comes head to head with human nature. Read More »

Book Review: The Haunting of L. by Howard Norman

A psychological thriller about a murderous threesome, set in the bleak and cold Canadian Arctic. Read More »

Book Review: Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant's novel about seduction, intrigue, and ruthless social climbing in 19th-century Paris. Read More »

Book Review: Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Another masterpiece from Salman Rushdie, involving India and its children, weaving history with magical realism. Read More »

Book Review: Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende

Five generations of a rich Chilean family and their strong-willed women made me turn the novel page after page. Read More »

Book Review: Sicilian Tragedee by Ottavio Cappellani

A farcical novel about a real-life Romeo and Juliet in the Sicilian mafia and a gay stage director. Read More »

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

A superbly emotional novel about three students on the quest to find out about the meaning of their existence. Read More »

Book Review: The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Che Guevara

Che Guevara's diary, as he traveled around South America in 1952, shaping his revolutionary ideals. Read More »

Book Review: Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

A novel about breaking routines and just letting go. But somehow it doesn't work. Read More »

Book Review: Snow by Orhan Pamuk

A gripping political thriller set in a Turkish frontier pitting radical Islamists and secularists on the issue of headscarves. Read More »