Historical Fiction

Book Review: Stones for my Father by Trilby Kent

04.25.2011

  Stones for My Father spans the life of Corlie Roux.   Corlie Roux’s farm life in South Africa is not easy: the Transvaal is beautiful, but it is also a harsh place where the heat can be so intense that the very raindrops sizzle. When her beloved father dies, she is left with a […]

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Book Review: The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

03.10.2011

    Imagine yourself on a sugar plantation in Jamaica during the late 18th century. You are forced to endure the strongholds of slavery.  But this is not where you belong.  You feel out of place, peculiar and different. There’s nowhere to run.  Nowhere to hide.  All you have is a dream.  A dream that […]

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