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Theater Review (Philadelphia): ‘An Iliad’ by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare

The poet of Homer's 'Iliad' has become immortal, doomed forever to retell the story of the Trojan War, just as humanity is doomed to re-enact it. Telling a story set thousands of years ago, 'An Iliad' is a haunting play for the modern age about human nature, just like the epic it’s based on.

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Book Review: ‘The Memory of Us,’ A Novel by Camille Di Maio

In 'The Memory of Us' by Camille Di Maio, we are introduced to Julianne Westcott, the only child of a wealthy family. She lives a dream life of money, gowns, and dances, as well as young men wanting to escort her about town. When she uncovers a secret within her family her life changes in more ways then she can understand. With war on the horizon, will she survive to find the answers to her life.

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Book Review: ‘Journey To Munich,’ A Historical Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

In "Journey to Munich" Jacqueline Winspear continues with her heroine, Maisie Dobbs and takes us deep into the heart of Nazi Germany as it begins preparations for the atrocities against others that linger in the thoughts of many even to this day.

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Book Review: ‘Warriors of the Storm,’ by Bernard Cornwell – Book Nine of ‘The Last Kingdom’ Series

"Warriors in the Storm" is the latest instalment of Bernard Cornwell's "The Last Kingdom" series. Cornwell brings us a compelling tale of fierceness and bravery, creating characters that are real and down to earth, with fears and concerns that keep you entranced.

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Book Review: ‘Daughter of Sand and Stone’ – Historical Fiction by Libbie Hawker

In "Daughter of Sand and Stone" Libbie Hawker does a great job of taking you back in time to a place of war and beauty. She sets the scene with the complications of young women of the time, and how marriage is more barter than choice.

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