1970s -- fiction

The Eight: A Novel

By Katherine Neville

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About to embark on a business trip to Algeria, Catherine Velis meets a mysterious man who offers her an enormous sum of money if she will find the pieces of an old chess service reputed to be in Algeria.

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A Fine Balance

By Rohinton Mistry

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The eagerly awaited novel from the author of the award-winning Such a Long Journey is set in India in the mid-1970s. A "State of Internal Emergency" has been declared, and in the days of bleakness and hope that follow, four disparate people find their lives becoming unexpectedly and inextricably entwined.

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A Gambler's Rose: A Novel

By G.W. Hawkes

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G.W. Hawkes' third novel is the suspenseful and engaging story of a family of card sharps working Hawaii in 1971. Playing cards for a living has obvious risks, and trying to cheat even more, but combined with family history and a new need for a different life, the combination proves combustible. Part adventure, part love story, Gambler's Rose is a crisp, taut read about love, high stakes, and what risks we're willing to assume

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