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Review for THE ONES THEY LEFT BEHIND from The Civil War News

Excellent Novel About  A Veteran’s Postwar Mission The Ones They Left Behind by Antonio Elmaleh. Historical fiction. Map, 260 pp., 2014, Antonio Elmaleh, http://www.antonioelmaleh.com, $22.95. Every so often a book comes along that makes the past profoundly rele­vant to the present. Such … Continue reading

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Why is Historical Fiction so Important?

When a writer succeeds in infusing yesterday’s events with an immediacy that makes those events important and instructive to his readers today, then readers experience what went before in such a way that they can see not only where they … Continue reading

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