Ruth Downie
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In 'Caveat Emptor', Well-Observed Details Bring This Ancient World to Life
17 Apr 2011 // 4:59 PM

One of Ruth Downie's great strengths is her ability to evoke the historical milieu of Roman Britain—an uneasy land under occupation, some generations removed from the last great uprising against the occupiers but nonetheless a tense, forbidding place.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

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"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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