‘Given Day’ — a ‘majestic, fiery epic’

When an author switches genre, there’s always a concern about how well it will sit with his fans.

Dennis Lehane is the latest to change from mystery to historical fiction. In today’s New York Times, Janet Maslin declares,

No more thinking of Mr. Lehane as an author of detective novels that make good movies (“Gone, Baby, Gone”) and tell devastatingly bleak Boston stories (“Mystic River”). He has written a majestic, fiery epic that moves him far beyond the confines of the crime genre.

 

The Given Day

Dennis Lehane

  • Hardcover: $27.95; 720 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow (September 23, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0688163181
  • ISBN-13: 978-0688163181
  • Audio CD: Unabridged $75
  • Publisher: HarperAudio;  (September 23, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0061661511
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061661518
  • Paperback: $27.95; 1088 pages
  • Publisher: HarperLuxe (September 23, 2008)
  • ISBN-10: 0061668214
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061668210

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