Press & Reviews
Reviews The Greek Wall

A political debate familiar to American and European readers undergirds Swiss author Verdan’s stellar U.S. debutPublishers Weekly

A tight mystery that doubles as an informative political thriller. Terrific atmosphere. The Times

Evangelos's dilemmas and the strength and weaknesses of his character are vividly brought to life.  But it is the sheer poetic beauty of the writing (despite the sleaziness and brutality of the storyline), and the haunting descriptions of the landscape, that remain solidly in the mind. Shotsmag



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Heretics Reviews

The intensive, richly detailed narrative is at once a portrait of Daniel’s Cuban upbringing, a meditation on anti-Semitism, and an intriguing account of the painting. Highly recommended.   Library Journal

This is a major novel and a testament to Padura’s stature as a writer. Booklist


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Praise for Man of Genius by Janet Todd

”A mesmerizing story of love and obsession in nineteenth-century Venice. Dark and utterly compelling.”  NATASHA SOLOMONS "A quirky, darkly mischievous novel about love, obsession and the burden of charisma, played out against the backdrop of Venice's watery, decadent glory." SARAH DUNANT “Revealing, surprising, compelling, gripping.” MIRIAM MARGOLYES, actress  “A real knack...

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