My Fiction Reviews Bookshelf


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Categories (Click on a category to jump down to it.)
NovelsNovellas and Short Stories
Historical FictionHistorical Fiction Related to Spain
General Science FictionPost-Apocalyptic Science Fiction
Poetry



Novels

Richard Bach
Hypnotizing Maria

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/12/book-review-pond-by-claire-louise.html

Claire-Louise Bennett
Pond

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/01/book-review-disgrace-by-j-m-coetzee.html
J. M. Coetzee
Disgrace

Shen Congwen
Border Town
Pat Conroy
The Lords of Discipline
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Jill Alexander Essbaum
Hausfrau
The Golden Lotus
(Jin Ping Mei)

Volume 1
The Golden Lotus
(Jin Ping Mei)
Volume 2
Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/09/exit-west-2017-mohsin-hamid-1971-231.html
Mohsin Hamid
Exit West
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/10/book-review-angels-of-detroit-by.html
Christoper Hebert
Angels of Detroit
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/12/book-review-submission-by-michel.html
Michel Houellebecq
Submission
Ha Jin
The Crazed
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/04/book-review-first-bad-man-by-miranda.html

Miranda July
The First Bad Man
Philip Kerr
A Philosophical Investigation
J.M.G. Le Clézio
Desert
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/09/book-review-alex-by-pierre-lemaitre.html
Pierre Lemaitre
Alex
Javier Marías
The Infatuations
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/07/book-review-man-of-feeling-by-javier-mar.html

Javier Marías
The Man of Feeling
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/12/book-review-thus-bad-begins-by-javier.html

Javier Marías
Thus Bad Begins
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/02/book-review-last-words-from-montmartre.html

Qiu Miaojin
Last Words from Montmartre
Henry de Montherlant
Chaos and Night
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/11/book-review-agostino-by-alberto-moravia.html

Alberto Moravia
Agostino

Haruki Murakami
1Q84

Haruki Murakami
After Dark

Joyce Carol Oates
A Fair Maiden

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/01/book-review-snow-by-orhan-pamuk.html

Orhan Pamuk
Snow

Wang Ping
American Visa

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/12/book-review-blue-angel-by-francine-prose.html
Francine Prose
Blue Angel

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/08/book-review-millers-valley-by-anna.html
Anna Quindlen
Miller's Valley

David Rabe
Girl by the Road at Night: A Novel of Vietnam

J. D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye

José Saramago
Death With Interruptions

José Saramago
Seeing

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/06/book-review-door-by-magda-szab.html

Magda Szabó
The Door

Gloria Vanderbilt
Obsession: An Erotic Tale

Juan Gabriel Vásquez
The Sound of Things Falling

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/02/book-review-reputations-by-juan-gabriel.html

Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Reputations


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Novellas and Short Stories
Rick Bass
The Sky, The Stars, The Wilderness
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/08/book-review-for-little-while-by-rick.html
Rick Bass
For a Little While
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/08/book-review-siege-in-room-by-miquel.html
Miquel Bauçà
The Siege in the Room
Roberto Bolaño
The Return
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/09/book-review-library-of-babel-by-jorge.html
Jorge Luis Borges
The Library of Babel
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/02/book-review-love-in-fallen-city-by.html
Eileen Chang
Love in a Fallen City
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/07/book-review-childrens-story-by-james.html
James Clavell
The Children's Story
Don DeLillo
The Angel Esmeralda
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2013/12/book-review-falsificaciones-by-marco.html
Marco Denevi
Falsificaciones
(Falsifications)
Marco Denevi
El Jardín de las Delicias: Mitos Eróticos
(The Garden of Delights: Erotic Myths)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/03/book-review-dont-look-now-by-daphne-du.html
Daphne Du Maurier
Don't Look Now
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com.es/2016/05/book-review-tales-of-love-and-loathing.html
Iñaki Ezkerra
Tales of Love and Loathing
(Historias de amor y de odior)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/04/book-review-bad-behavior-by-mary.html
Mary Gaitskill
Bad Behavior
Mavis Gallant
The Cost of Living: Early and Uncollected Stories
Javier Marías
While the Women Are Sleeping
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/01/book-review-thirteen-ways-of-looking-by.html
Colum McCann
Thirteen Ways of Looking
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com.es/2017/06/book-review-donkeys-donkeys-donkeys-and.html
Donkeys donkeys donkeys and Nesreddin
Joyce Carol Oates
Give Me Your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/04/book-review-heat-and-other-stories-by.html
Joyce Carol Oates
Heat, and other stories
José Saramago
The Lives of Things
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/01/book-review-professor-and-siren-by.html
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Professor and the Siren
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/01/book-review-war-prayer-by-mark-twain.html
Mark Twain
The War Prayer


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Poetry
Poems of Arab Andalusia
translated by
Cola Franzen
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/05/book-review-fully-empowered-by-pablo.html
Fully Empowered
(Plenos Poderes)

by Pablo Neruda
translated by
Alastair Reid
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/06/book-review-desert-tracings-translated.html
Desert Tracings
translated by
Michael A. Sells
Before Time Could Change Them: The Complete Poems of Constantine P. Cavafy
translated by
Theoharis C. Theoharis


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Historical Fiction
Tariq Ali
Night of the Golden Butterfly
Jurek Becker
Jakob der Lügner (Jakob the Liar)
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/09/book-review-naked-earth-by-eileen-chang.html

Eileen Chang
Naked Earth
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/09/book-review-fear-by-gabriel-chevallier.html

Gabriel Chevallier
Fear: A Novel of World War I
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/10/book-review-madmen-of-benghazi-by.html
Gerard de Villiers
The Madmen of Benghazi
Tahar Djaout
The Last Summer of Reason
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/05/book-review-all-light-we-cannot-see-by.html

Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
Penelope Fitzgerald
The Blue Flower
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/08/book-review-fall-of-giants-by-ken.html
Ken Follett
Fall of Giants
Alan Furst
The Spies of Warsaw
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/03/book-review-blutsbr-blood-brothers-by.html
Ernst Haffner
Blutsbrüder
(Blood Brothers)
Philip Kerr
Berlin Noir
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/09/book-review-other-side-of-silence-by.html
Philip Kerr
The Other Side of Silence

Barbara Kingsolver
The Lacuna


Colum McCann
TransAtlantic

Victor Serge
Unforgiving Years

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/05/book-review-ten-thousand-things-by-john.html
John Spurling
The Ten Thousand Things


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Historical Fiction: Related to Spain
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2013/12/book-review-life-of-lazarillo-de-tormes.html
Anonymous
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes
Camilo José Cela
San Camilo, 1936
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/07/book-review-heroes-and-beasts-of-spain.html

Manuel Chaves Nogales
Heroes and Beasts of Spain
Miguel Delibes
The Heretic
Juan Eslava Galán
The Mule
Susana Fortes
Waiting for Robert Capa
Antonio Muñoz Molina
A Manuscript of Ashes
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Sun Over Breda


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Science Fiction: Apocalyptic, Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian

J M Coetzee
Waiting for the Barbarians
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/09/american-war-2017-omar-el-akkad-1982.html
Omar El Akkad
American War
William Forstchen
One Second After
Pat Frank
Alas, Babylon
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/01/book-review-wall-die-wand-by-marlen.html
Marlen Haushofer
Die Wand (The Wall)
Russell Hoban
Riddley Walker
Hugh Howey
Wool
Hugh Howey
Shift
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2013/12/book-review-dust-by-hugh-howey.html
Hugh Howey
Dust

Stephen King
The Stand
James Howard Kunstler
World Made By Hand
James Howard Kunstler
The Witch of Hebron
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/10/book-review-california-by-edan-lepucki.html

Edan Lepucki
California
Maureen F. McHugh
After the Apocalypse
Walter M. Miller, Jr.
A Canticle for Leibowitz
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/04/book-review-station-eleven-by-emily-st.html
Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2010/12/on-beach-by-nevil-shute.html
Nevil Shute
On The Beach
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/08/book-review-seveneves-by-neal-stephenson.html
Neal Stephenson
seveneves
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2010/12/earth-abides-by-george-stewart.html
George Stewart
Earth Abides
Sam Taylor
The Island at the End of the World
Daniel H. Wilson
Robopocalypse
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/07/book-review-last-policeman-by-ben.html
Ben H. Winters
The Last Policeman
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/08/book-review-countdown-city-by-ben-h.html

Ben H. Winters
Countdown City
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/09/book-review-world-of-trouble-by-ben-h.html


Ben H. Winters
World of Trouble


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Science Fiction: General

http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/04/book-review-man-in-high-castle-by.html
Philip K. Dick
The Man in the High Castle
Joe Haldeman  
The Forever War
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/07/book-review-wanderers-by-meg-howrey.html
Meg Howrey 
The Wanderers
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/02/book-review-three-body-problem-by-cixin.html
Cixin Liu
The Three-Body Problem
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/03/book-review-dark-forest-by-cixin-liu.html
Cixin Liu
The Dark Forest
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2016/11/book-review-deaths-end-by-cixin-liu.html
Cixin Liu
Death's End
Christopher Priest
Inverted World
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2014/01/2312-2012-kim-stanley-robinson-1952-660.html
Kim Stanley Robinson
2312
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2017/05/book-review-collapsing-empire-by-john.html

John Scalzi 
The Collapsing Empire
Robert Scheckley
Store of the Worlds
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/06/book-review-area-x-southern-reach.html
Jeff VanderMeer 
Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy
http://tertulia-moderna.blogspot.com/2015/12/book-review-martian-by-andy-weir.html
Andy Weir 
The Martian