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Hi all: I bring you novel/fictionalised biography that I found fascinating. I hope you find it as interesting as I did. The Other Mrs. Samson by Ralph Webster Surviving two wars, sharing one husband, searching for answers. A hidden compartment in a black lacquer cabinet left in an attic reveals the secrets of two incredible
Hi all: I bring you another one of Pen & Sword Books, a pretty new experience for me, and one I recommend. Churchill: A Graphic Biography by By Vincent Delmas, François Kersaudy, Foreword by Andrew. Roberts, Illustrations by Alessio Cammardella and Christophe Regnault A full and wholly fair representation of the most adventurous life in the history of British politics.
Hi, all: I bring you a seasonal book and one that I think many of you might appreciate. It would be a wonderful Christmas gift, for sure. Dickens and Christmas by Lucinda Hawksley Dickens and Christmas is an exploration of the 19th-century phenomenon that became the Christmas we know and love today and of the
Hi all: I bring you a book that is getting a fair amount of attention, well-deserved, in my opinion. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep. A great book about a great writer and a mystery (or several). ‘A triumph on every level. One of the losses to
Hi all: I bring you a fabulous book about one of those people that seem too big for everyday life. Nuremberg’s Voice of Doom: The Autobiography of the Chief Interpreter at History’s Greatest Trials by Wolfe Frank The memoirs of Wolfe Frank, which lay hidden in an attic for twenty-five years, are a unique and
Hi all: Those of you who’ve been following my blog for a while, know that I am a bit of a disaster with visuals and even taking digital pictures is a challenge. Despite that, or perhaps, because of it, I love the visual arts: painting, sculpture, photography, and I’m fascinated by the lives of the
Hi all: As you know I read a lot and I share reviews. On this occasion, when I saw this book on offer on NetGalley I thought it looked very intriguing, and when a member of the publicity team for the novel got in touch and asked if I’d like to take part in the