Book Reviews

Review of Trial in Venice: Helen Wilkes
April 19, 2017
When I panic about whose fingers are on the nuclear button, when I fret over desecration of the environment, when I cannot cope with injustice
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Roberta Rich’s novel set in 16th century Venice
April 14, 2017
The Canadian Jewish News (Toronto) - 23 Feb 2017 MORDECHAI BEN-DAT SPECIAL TO THE CJN A Trial in Venice was published in March. About 100
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From Goodreads: Nine positive reviews and counting.
March 19, 2017
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Boston Globe: In difficult times, many readers turn to historical fiction
March 28, 2016
Nancy Harris, a practicing psychologist of 30 years and voracious reader, offers recommendations on books you might enjoy. In this installment of Book Buzz: historical
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Review from The Star
December 21, 2013
Published on Fri Dec 20 2013 The Star The Harlem Midwife By Roberta Rich Doubleday Canada, 320 pages The Harlem Midwife is Roberta Rich’s second
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The Afterword Reading Society: The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich
December 18, 2013
The Afterword Reading Society: The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich Special to National Post | 17/12/13 3:48 PM ET Books coverage generally focuses on writers; this
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Lost In A Great Book Review
December 13, 2013
Review: The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich By Lost in a Great Book • 2013/11/26 Hannah and Isaac Levi, Venetians in exile, have set up a
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Kirkus Review
December 10, 2013
KIRKUS REVIEW Dec 8th 2013 A midwife in the palace of Sultan Murat III helps a poor Jewish harem girl in Rich’s follow-up to The Midwife
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Review on Fictional Cities
December 1, 2013
Roberta Rich The Harem Midwife After the adventures recounted in The Midwife of Venice Hannah has moved her family to Constantinople, where she's been employed
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The Harem Midwife review by Jacki November 7th 2013
November 9, 2013
'The Harem Midwife' Back in December 2011, I reviewed 'The Midwife of Venice', a book that I really enjoyed. Full of historical accuracy and great
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9 March 2011 by Jaclyn review of The Midwife of Venice
March 11, 2011
Overall, definitely a good read. At its heart, it’s a beautiful love story. It’s refreshing to see a romance where the couple is so secure
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Feb. 26/11 The thrill of adventure, the smell of blood
February 28, 2011
Historical novels can open windows onto the past, shedding light on parts of society previously hidden from view. Already segregated because of their religion, and
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Feb. 24, 2011 Regaling Roberta
February 25, 2011
posted by Iris Walker for Have you ever read a book that touched, moved and brought you to tears? It may sound dramatic, but
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Saturday Read: The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich
February 21, 2011
Alex wrote on the College Candy Blog: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m a history buff. I love reading historical biographies
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