Tag Archives: WW2

Book Review: The Bamboo Trilogy by Ann Bennett

I was recently invited to take part in a blog tour for Bamboo Road, the third book in the Bamboo trilogy, by Ann Bennett. Ordinarily, I like to review books on their own, but I felt that this trio was … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Bamboo Road by Ann Bennett

A blog tour today, the first of two this week for hugely different books! This time, we’re celebrating the release of the latest in the Bamboo trilogy, Bamboo Road, by Ann Bennett, a trio of similarly themed, but standalone, novels … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

It is the spring of 1939 and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies … Continue reading

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Review: Blog Tour – War Orphans by Lizzie Lane

“If at all possible, send or take your household animals into the country in advance of an emergency. If you cannot place them in the care of neighbours, it really is kindest to have them destroyed.” Joanna Ryan’s father has … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Information Officer by Mark Mills

Another book review from me I’m afraid, which is good in a way as it means I’m spending more time reading than reviewing – and quite enjoying it. I’ve so far read two of Mark Mill’s books (The Whaleboat House … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener

I love the musicals and South Pacific by Rogers and Hammerstein was one of he first ones I ever saw. As a kid I had no idea that the musical was based on a book but, at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: South Pacific, The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

I remarked to my friend last night that South Pacific is the first big musical that I saw, both on screen and in the Theatre, so it was really lovely to see that it is still fresh and fun, despite … Continue reading

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