Books tagged: War & Combat Fiction

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Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

By Jocelyn Cullity

Winner of the 2018 American Bookfest Best Book Award for Historical Fiction; Shortlisted for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s Historic Fiction; Shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize; Finalist for the 2018 International Book Awardfor Historical Fiction ... Read more

Cut Road

By Brent van Staalduinen

A rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories.

Containing a rich mix of acclaimed and award-winning stories, Cut Road is a masterful exploration of the loss and scars that conflict always leaves behind. Where soldiers abandon too much of themselves in war zones, parents relinquish ... Read more

Encountering Riel

By David D. Orr

Willie Lorimer is a young poetry student who forgot to resign his commission in the Canadian militia. When he is called up to join the fight against the Métis rebel leader, Louis Riel, Willie is scared, but bolstered by his own naïveté. The journey to the heart of the rebellion ... Read more

Finest Supermarket in Kabul, The

By Ele Pawelski

Ele Pawelski's thought-provoking novella, The Finest Supermarket in Kabul, bursts into the world at the perfect time. Set in Afghanistan in 2011, three divergent characters end up in the same place at the same time when a suicide bomb detonates. Merza, a new and naïve parliamentarian, ... Read more

God's Sparrows

By Philip Child
Introduction by James R. Calhoun
Series edited by Michael Gnarowski

A new edition of Philip Child’s great Canadian novel of the First World War.

A horrifying description of war, specifically embodied in the vain and inglorious futility of the First World War, God’s Sparrows is a novel rich in compassion and firm in its faith in the human ... Read more

Texas

By Claudio Gaudio

A diplomat is captured by supposed insurgents and is waiting in a room for his execution. Texas is a provocative story of death against the backdrop of ugly and uncompromising politics. It is also a meditation on empire, imperialism and American hegemony. The writing borrows ... Read more

The Envy of Paradise

By Jocelyn Cullity

Finalist for the 2020 International Book Award for Multicultural Fiction.

In 1858, the British took over the city of Lucknow, paving the way for Queen Victoria's reign over India. But what happened to Begam Hazrat Mahal, the woman of African-Indian descent who had valiantly ... Read more

The Yankee Privateer

By Derek Yetman

A story of adventure, betrayal, and resilience in Newfoundland set against the backdrop of the historical events of the American War of Independence.

Loyalty and betrayal meet in Newfoundland during the tumultuous War of American Independence. Jonah Squibb returns to the Royal ... Read more