Posts Tagged ‘World War I’

Graphic Novel Review: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt (art by Tyler Crook)

Article first published as Graphic Novel Review: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt (art by Tyler Crook) on Blogcritics. About: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt (art by Tyler Crook) is a graphic novel about an assassination. The graphic novels tells about an international conspiracy behind the murder of Gregorii Rasputin. 264 pages Publisher: Oni Press ISBN: 1934964441  My rating for Petrograd – 5 Get […]

Thoughts on: Shadows Walking by Douglas R. Skopp

About: Shadows Walking by Douglas Skopp is a fictional novel about a Nazi doctor battling his conscience after the war. While this novel was difficult to read, it was also difficult to put down. The author is giv­ing away one signed copy of this book to two winners— enter at the end of the post. 482 pages Publisher: CreateSpace ISBN: 1439231990 […]

Thoughts on: The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough

About: The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough is a fictional children’s book aimed at the younger crowd. This book is a sequel to The Doll Shop Downstairs. 140 pages Publisher: Viking Juvenile ISBN: 0670012793 My rat­ing for The Cats in the Dollshop — 5 Buy & Save on The Cats in […]

Fun Facts Friday: Wilfred Owen

Today, November 4 1918, poet and British Army officer Wilfred Owen was killed in action in France during World War I. Owen was 25 years old. 1 ) To this day Owen is thought of as the leading poet of World War I. 2 ) Owen’s poetry was on the horrors of WWI, especially trench […]

Thoughts on: Siberian Prison by E.V. Enzmann

About: “Siberian Prison” by E.v. Enzmann is a non fiction account of the author’s experience in the Austrian Army and as a Russian prisoner of war.  The eyewitness account was translated, edited but mostly left intact from the original. 374 pages Publisher: White Knight Studio ISBN: 1453773924 The Enzmann family was kind enough to allow […]

Thoughts on: Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andreï Makine

About: “Dreams of My Russian Summers” by Andreï Makine is a fictional, semi-autobiographical book. The book was originally written in French and has won several awards. 241 pages Publisher: Arcade Publishing ISBN: 155970893X The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (2) copies of “Dreams of My Russian Summers” to be given out– enter at the end […]

Book Review: Heart of Lies by M.L. Malcolm

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour pro­mo­tion. My rating for Heart of Lies – 4 About: “Heart of Lies” by M.L. Malcolm (website | Facebook) is the fictional tale of a family, inspired by the author’s husband, which takes place after World War I until the early days […]

Book Review: The Death Instinct by Jed Rubenfeld

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour promotion. View the book tour’s master schedule. My rating for “The Death Instinct” – 5 About: “The Death Instinct” by Jed Rubenfeld is a fictional thriller set in the 1920’s. The book centers around the historical Wall St. bombing of 1916. Get […]

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