House of Glass by Susan Fletcher A beautiful, contemplative, and touching novel about what it means to be whole June 1914 and a young woman – Clara Waterfield – is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a private
Hi all: I bring you today the review of a book by one of my favourite non-fiction publishers, Pen & Sword. The Great War Illustrated 1918: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI by William Langford & Jack Holroyd. A must have for scholars, researches, and WWI enthusiasts. The final book in a series of five
Dear all: Today I bring you a beautiful (if sad) book, that is a fictionalisation of the story of a young Canadian man who fought in WWI. Fred’s Funeral by Sandy Day Fred Sadler has just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI, and the ghost of Fred Sadler hovers
Hi all: As you know, I discovered Pen & Sword Books a while back and I’ve been exploring their catalogue. Today I bring you a book that I think will pique the interest of many. Women in the Great War by Stephen Wynn and Tanya Wynn The First World War was fought on two fronts. In a military sense
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