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  1. General Escobar’s War

    November 15, 2016 2:01 am Leave a Comment

    “The best Spanish novel about the Spanish Civil War.” — Álvaro Mutis, Author, The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll, winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature   Winner of Spain’s prestigious Planeta Prize for fiction, this historical novel takes the form of an imagined diary by General Antonio Escobar,… Read more »

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    Iota

    August 21, 2014 2:37 pm 1 Comment

    Jan Skala has been arrested and imprisoned by the Russian liberators of Prague, but he does not know why. Or does he? During the Nazi occupation of the city, the journalist stayed above ground and continued to work for his father’s newspaper, which had fallen into the hands of the… Read more »

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  3. The Leaves Are Falling

    March 24, 2014 6:45 pm Leave a Comment

    An octogenarian bookseller living alone in London has found a description of his father, as a young doctor in 1920s Breslau, in a story about Weimar Germany. Perhaps his own story might be worth telling? In 1945, as a sixteen-year-old boy rescued from the ruins of Europe, he arrives at… Read more »

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  4. Ignatius Press Novels

    7 Novels on Sale! 20% Off Paper, 35% Off Ebooks

    October 11, 2013 4:29 pm 3 Comments

    Now through Wednesday, save 20% on select Ignatius Press novels! Even better, ebooks are 35% off! Only online through ignatius.com. These titles are from well-known and brand-new names. Grab a weekend read or send this to someone who could use an introduction to good Catholic fiction. (There are sharing tools… Read more »

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  5. The Red Badge of Courage

    July 22, 2013 11:38 am Comments Off on The Red Badge of Courage

    Stephen Crane described his novel of the American Civil War as a “psychological portrait of fear.” Although he never experienced the horror of battle himself, Crane based his realistic narrative largely on stories told by Civil War veterans. While those accounts tended to focus on the external action of warfare,… Read more »

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    A Soldier Surrenders

    July 15, 2013 2:32 am Leave a Comment

    This is the story of the dramatic conversion and inspiring life of the soldier Camillus de Lellis who lived in the late 1500’s, and became the founder of the religious order known then as “Ministers of the Sick”, and now called the “Hospitallers”. His story is one that is filled… Read more »

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  7. A Postcard from the Volcano

    July 15, 2013 2:15 am Leave a Comment

    Beginning in 1914 and ending on the eve of World War II, this epic story follows the coming of age and early manhood of the Prussian aristocrat, Max von Hofmannswaldau. From the idyllic surroundings of his ancestral home to the streets of cosmopolitan Breslau menaced by the Nazi SS, Hofmannswaldau… Read more »

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  8. The Song at the Scaffold

    July 15, 2013 1:52 am Leave a Comment

    “The point of departure for my creation was not primarily the destiny of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiègne but the figure of the young Blanche. . . . Born in the profound horror of a time darkened by the signs of destiny, this figure arose before me in some way… Read more »

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  9. Sophia House

    July 15, 2013 1:45 am Leave a Comment

    Sophia House is set in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. Pawel Tarnowski, a bookseller, gives refuge to David Schäfer, a Jewish youth who has escaped from the ghetto, and hides him in the attic of the book shop. Throughout the winter of 1942-43, haunted by the looming threat of discovery,… Read more »

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  10. Strangers and Sojourners

    July 15, 2013 1:39 am Leave a Comment

    An epic novel set in the rugged interior of British Columbia, the first volume of a trilogy which traces the lives of four generations of a family of exiles. Beginning in 1900, and concluding with the climactic events leading up to the Millennium, the series follows Anne and Stephen Delaney… Read more »

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