The Voices Beyond

Written by Johan Theorin, translated by Marlaine Delargy — Like the three previous books in Johan Theorin’s Öland Quartet, which are gothic thrillers rooted in the tradition…

The Twelfth Department

Written by William Ryan — Moscow, 1937, and the hand of Stalin’s empire lies heavily on every street, boulevard, public park, apartment block and factory…

The Distinguished Assassin

Written by Nick Taussig — While reading this novel about life in Stalin’s Soviet Russia, I was reminded very strongly of Solzhenitsyn’s book The Gulag Archipelago.…