Fiction

    < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 > 
    Virgin: Prelude to the Throne
    By Robin Maxwell
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII and later England's most beloved monarch, was banished by her father at the age of two, but is readmitted to the Tudor fold at nine when Henry's sixth wife, Katherine Parr, softens his heart towards Elizabeth. After Henry's death, Katherine marries... [READ MORE]
    Young Turk: A Novel
    By Moris Farhi
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From a writer whose international acclaim can now spread to US shores comes a wise, craftily spun, and spine-tinglingly erotic tale of love, courage, and the forging of conscience-'a novel of startling integrity and beauty' (Independent on Sunday). In the beginning there is death, says one narrator in... [READ MORE]
    X20: A Novel of (Not) Smoking
    By Richard Beard
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Gregory Simpson is thirty and trying to quit, keeping ten fingers glued to a keyboard in order to fight their incessant ache to hold a burning paper tube filled with dead leaves. In twenty entries in twenty days for twenty to a pack—one word for each cigarette inhaled over the course of ten smoke-filled... [READ MORE]
    War: A Novel
    By Todd Komarnicki
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The soldier is alone. He doesnÕt know where he is or how he got here. All he does know is that he is at war. But who is the enemy? Who is this army of strangers? Surrounded by a ruined city, without a compass to guide him or a clear mission to fulfill, the soldier must rely on what he has left to survive.... [READ MORE]
    The Voyage of the Destiny
    By Robert Nye
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sir Walter Raleigh—soldier, explorer, adventurer, lover of Queen Elizabeth—emerges from the pages of history and myth, full-blooded, passionate, and profoundly human. After unjustly languishing for years in the Tower, Raleigh undertakes one final voyage in search of gold. On his doomed quest he contends... [READ MORE]
    The Nazi Hunter
    A Novel of Suspense
    By Alan Elsner
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A gripping thriller, The Nazi Hunter mixes fierce partisan Washington politics, the search for ex-Nazi criminals, and a crazed, right-wing militia intent on bringing down the government. Nicknamed “the Nazi Hunter,” Marek Cain, deputy director of the Office of Special Investigations at the Justice Department,... [READ MORE]
    Of Illustrious Men
    By Jean Rouaud
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Hailed as a masterpiece, Jean Rouaud’s first novel, Fields of Glory, was awarded France’s most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, and sold over a million copies worldwide. Of Illustrious Men establishes as fact what the first novel promised—that Rouaud is a writer of remarkable power, subtlety,... [READ MORE]
    The Complete Fables of La Fontaine
    A New Translation in Verse
    By Jean de la Fontaine, Translated by Craig Hill, Illustrated by Edward Sorel
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In this wonderful, vigorously contemporary translation, Craig Hill has captured the liveliness, satiric wit, and poetic beauty that made Jean de la Fontaine famous during his lifetime and his Fables celebrated as a masterwork of world literature ever since. Despite la Fontaine’s deceptively modest claim... [READ MORE]
    Falstaff
    A Novel
    By Robert Nye
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Guardian Fiction PrizeThe most beloved comic figure in English literature decides that history hasn’t done him justice—it’s time for him to tell the whole unbuttoned story, his way. Irascible and still lecherous at eighty-one, Falstaff spins out these outrageously... [READ MORE]
    The Crime of Olga Arbyelina
    A Novel
    By Andreï Makine
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The summer of ’47. In the sleepy town of Villiers-la-Forêt, roughly an hour from Paris, the peaceful radiance of the day is interrupted by the discovery that, along a nearby riverbank, the body of a man has washed up, a gaping wound in his skull. Beside him rests a beautiful, nearly bare-breasted woman,... [READ MORE]
    < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 > 

Back to top