Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre My rating: 5 of 5 stars The stories that keep coming out of the Second World War never cease to amaze me! The recently opened files on Eddie Chapman have… Continue Reading “Book Review: Agent ZigZag by Ben MacIntyre”
Power of the Sword by Wilbur Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am once again reading Wilbur Smith’s books as inspiration to writing another novel. This amazing work puts it all together in telling the tale of two rival half brothers, Shasa… Continue Reading “Book Review: Power of the Sword, by Wilbur Smith”
Purple Plain by H. E. Bates My rating: 5 of 5 stars I cruised through author Bates’ book in very short order, captured by the lure of one of the exotic areas of the world, Burma during World War 2 and the descriptive expertise… Continue Reading “Book review: The Purple Plain, by H. E. Bates”
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s an award-winning level of a story by an author who has done an amazing amount of research on the women who ran and participated in, the spy newwork of occupied France… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Alice Network’ by Kate Quinn”
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Who would have thought that you could make a WWII book that was truly gripping by writing 475 pages of quotes or letters… Continue Reading “Lest We Forget! Book Review: “Human Smoke” by Nicholson Baker”
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