The value and virtue of I Belong to Vienna is that it personalizes and humanizes a global reign of terror into an understandable drama.
New Vessel Press
Jean-Philppe Blondel’s books are especially praised by critics for their charm and smoothly-shaped prose.
Schutt’s is an example of the kind of fiction that is being taken seriously in too many quarters in this new century, but that is not nearly good enough.
This is the work of an extremely talented writer whose prose is spare and exact and has an authenticity that marks him as the real thing.
In this enjoyable novel, Martin Suter has chosen to sidestep depth in favor of colorful characters fine-honing their hopes and dreams..
Very little happens in Dominique Fabre’s books, yet one keeps on reading. because he so genuinely depicts the ordinary lives that most of us lead.
In “Some Day,” Shemi Zarhin has masterfully woven together a tangle of bittersweet tales and elusive dreams. it is a book that is a pleasure to read and reread.
Cocaine’s bleak and brilliant satire, lush and intoxicating prose, and sadistic playfulness remain as fresh and caustic as they were nine decades ago.
“The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra” is a compelling celebration of art as a force of nature, a fragile yet indomitable demand for possibility despite the constraints of a torpid existence.