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By Christopher de Vinck This book was a very moving, touching, heart breaking and at times quite harrowing. The book is based around true events that happened in Belgium during World War II. It gives you a glimpse of how terrible war really is. Families being torn apart as some go off to fight, while… Continue reading Ashes

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The Animals of Lockwood Manor

by Jane Healey I felt quite disappointed in this book, even though the synopsis made it sound just my type of book, it wasn't really. I think it's the style of the writing and the way in which it has been written. It also felt very long winded too. Just because it wasn't to my… Continue reading The Animals of Lockwood Manor

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We Germans

by Alexander Starritt We all know what WWII was like from the British view point, but have you ever wondered what it was like to be on the losing side? I have many many times, my parents grew up during the war. My mother & father have told me many things about what it was… Continue reading We Germans

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As I Recall: A Bevin Boy’s Story

by Derek Hollows R.I.P. This isn't my usual type of book review. It's in honour of the Author Derek Hollows who was my Uncle who sadly passed away last week at the age of 92. RIP Derek HollowsTake around 1976as I like to remember him. He was a remarkable, educated man who loved his family… Continue reading As I Recall: A Bevin Boy’s Story

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A Dangerous Act of Kindness

by L. P. Fergusson Where to start!!!! This historical fiction book is definitely a must read if you enjoy reading historical fiction based around WWII and enjoy works by Authors such as: Marius Gabriel or Janet MacLeod Trotter. Millie Sanger is a young widow struggling to keep the dairy farm that had been in her… Continue reading A Dangerous Act of Kindness