Hi all: I bring you a book that I think will become a big favourite for many of you, as it touches on some themes that I know a lot of us are interested in, and it is beautifully written. Another one of Rosie’s great finds. The Lost Letters: Absolutely heartbreaking wartime fiction about love
Hi all: Today I bring you a book I won in a giveaway by an author I’m happy to finally have read. More of his books to come, I am sure. Munich by Robert Harris MUNICH, SEPTEMBER 1938 Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. They will meet in a
Hi all: I bring you another book by Pen & Sword, and I think this one will be of interest to many people. The Third Reich in 100 Objects: A Material History of Nazi Germany by Roger Moorhouse (Author), Richard Overy (Author, Foreword) A Fantastic Book, didactic, entertaining, and moving. Great images and fabulous writing. Hitler’s Third Reich is still the
Hi all: I bring you a book by an author who’s already visited my blog and left a lasting impression. Here it is: Return to Hiroshima by Bob Van Laerhoven 1995, Japan struggles with a severe economic crisis. Fate brings a number of people together in Hiroshima in a confrontation with dramatic consequences. Xavier Douterloigne, the son
Hi all: Today I bring you a book that’s officially released as this post publishes and one you should not miss. The Artist and the Soldier by Angelle Petta Two young men come of age and fall in love against the backdrop of true events in World War II—It’s 1938. Bastian Fisher and Max Amsel meet at
Hi all: I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and you’re enjoying Boxing Day and the holiday season. As I know sometimes we fancy something non-Christmassy and we like to have a break, I thought I’d bring you the review of a book that is not precisely seasonal. But it’s a great read. Jonah by Carl Rackman
Hi all: I bring you a review of a book that I was very intrigued about as I’d read one of the previous books by the writer. This one couldn’t have been more different. It is a good book, but for some reason, I didn’t quite connect with it. Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan ‘One of the
Hi all: I bring you today another one of my reviews for Rosie’s Book Review Team. Don’t forget to check her fabulous blog! You will recognise the author if you follow my blog. Wolfsangel by Liza Perrat Seven decades after German troops march into her village, Céleste Roussel is still unable to assuage her guilt. 1943. German
Hi all: I have another review I’ve written on behalf of Rosie’s Book Review Team. I think you’ll love this one! The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson When a homosexual Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery – rather than turn it over to his
Hi all: For some reason this week we have more non-fiction books than fictional ones, but they are all wonderful and truly different, so here comes a historical one that I found irresistible. Children in the Second World War: Memories from the Home Front by Amanda Herbert-Davies It was not just the upheaval caused by evacuation
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