Distant Echoes: stories of people, places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society

Distant Echoes stories of people places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society Gripping and thought provoking stories of people places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society A new anthology of nineteen award winning and acclaimed historical fiction short st

  • Title: Distant Echoes: stories of people, places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society
  • Author: Chrystyna Lucyk-Berger Ann Aylor Dorita Avila Anna Belfrage RichardBuxton Christopher M. Cevasco Lorna Fergusson C.J. Fosdick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Gripping and thought provoking stories of people, places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society.A new anthology of nineteen award winning and acclaimed historical fiction short stories.Distant Echoes brings you vivid voices from the past This haunting anthology explores love and death, family and war From the chilling consequences of civil and worldGripping and thought provoking stories of people, places and times past by writers from the Historical Novel Society.A new anthology of nineteen award winning and acclaimed historical fiction short stories.Distant Echoes brings you vivid voices from the past This haunting anthology explores love and death, family and war From the chilling consequences of civil and world war, to the poignant fallout from personal battles, these stories will stay with you long after the last page.This selection of winning and shortlisted stories from recent Historical Novel Society writing awards includes The House of Wild Beasts by Anne Aylor winner of the Historical Novel Society Short Story Award 2014 , Souvenirs from Kiev by Chrystyna Lucyk Berger 2nd Place in the Historical Novel Society Short Story Award 2014 , Salt by Lorna Fergusson winner of the HNSLondon14 Short Story Award and Fire on the Water by Vanessa Lafaye winner of the HNSOxford16 Short Story Award.

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    1. In many compilations, one or two stories stand out among the rest. Not so in this book. Each story is poignant and beautifully written. I will certainly research each author so that I may read his or her individual works.

    2. I thoroughly enjoyed this anthology and admired the depth of these stories. I enjoyed all the stories, but I've picked out my favourites to review:“Disunion” by Richard Buxton is a heartbreaking story about a family who tries to remain neutral during the American Civil War. Buxton has approached a familiar subject and shown us another angle. All the civil war era stories I’ve read have focused on one side or the other, rarely on those who tried to stay out of it. Very strongly written, the [...]

    3. If I had to pick one word to describe this anthology it would be heart-rending.e tales were all so beautifully raw and emotive. At the end of the book I wasn’t sad as such it just knocked the wind from me and brought me back down to earth. My life has been so far relatively pain free.t everyone has been so lucky.It’s a very personal collection of tales, In very few word you find yourself immersed like the events are playing out right in front of your very eyes. While it might be a quick read [...]

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