Posts tagged Christopher Marlowe Cobb

Mysterious Book No. 196 – The Empire of N...

Mysterious Book The Empire of Night

The Empire of Night by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $26.00, 401 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2323-7 One hundred years ago, all of Europe was in the midst of what was then called the Great War, or World War I as we now know it. It was the first fully mechanized war and the battlefield casualties were […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 132 – Star of ...

Mysterious Book Report Star of Istanbul

Star of Istanbul by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $25.00, 369 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2155-4 The Great War, or World War One, as it’s now known, has long been an area of interest to me.  My Grandfather on my Father’s side of the family fought in it.  The Great War was the first mechanized war and […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 85 – The Hot C...

Mysterious Book Report The Hot Country

The Hot Country by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $25.00, 326 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2046-5 Some years from now, when future historians examine and analyze the early twentieth century and the factors leading up to the first World War, one of them will pay particular attention to the Mexican Revolution.  Then, as now, Mexico had a […]