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Bruce Holsinger - Author


Bruce W. Holsinger is a prolific and award-winning scholar of the Middle Ages who teaches at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. His books on medieval culture have won numerous prizes from the Modern Language Association, the Medieval Academy of America, and other scholarly organizations, and he is the co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Movies, Flicks, and Film. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Council of Learned Societies. A Burnable Book is his first novel.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Bruce Holsinger

The Invention of Fire by Bruce Holsinger
The Invention of Fire
Bruce Holsinger
The richly atmospheric new historical thriller featuring John Gower, poet and trader of secrets. Against the backdrop of medieval London with its grand palaces and churches, dark alleys and mean backstreets, Gower pursues his dangerous quarry. Seeking insights from his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
Reader Reviewed A Burnable Book
Bruce Holsinger
A challenging, big, historical novel steeped in fact and really quite an excellent history lesson. It seems Geoffrey Chaucer has lost an important book that has been tampered with and its content is now treasonable. It contains a secret some...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
Reader Reviewed A Burnable Book
Bruce Holsinger
February 2014 Debut of the Month. A challenging, big, historical novel steeped in fact and really quite an excellent history lesson. It seems Geoffrey Chaucer has lost an important book that has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2014

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