4 September 2011 2 Comments

PW: MOZART’S LAST ARIA combines Dan Brown, Elizabeth Kostova

My historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA will be out in the US at the beginning of November. Publishers Weekly has the first pre-publication review, and it’s a great one: In this engaging, well-paced book from crime novelist and journalist Rees (The Collaborator of Bethlehem), Mozart’s estranged sister, Madame Maria Anna Berchtold von Sonnenburg (called Nannerl […]

29 November 2006 0 Comments

Publishers Weekly, Booklist Give Me Top Marks

Publishers Weekly and Booklist, two important arenas for pre-publication reviews, give my forthcoming “The Collaborator of Bethlehem” starred reviews. Here are some excerpts: “This powerful first novel from British journalist Rees humanizes the struggle of the West Bank, where Omar Yussef, a modest 56-year old schoolteacher in the Dehaisha Palestinian refugee camp, becomes an unlikely […]