Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

Book Review: The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller

Article first published as Book Review: The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller on Blogcritics. About: The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller is a German novel taking place in a Soviet forced labor camp at the end of World War II. Ms. Müller won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature. 304 pages Publisher: Metropolitan Books Language: English ISBN-10: 080509301X My rating for The Hunger […]

Book Review: Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

Article first published as Book Review: Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus on Blogcritics. About: Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus is a historical fiction novel which comfortably fits in the YA category. This is a well researchedand exciting book despite its intended audience. 304 pages Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 8-page insert of color photos edition Language: English ISBN-10: 1419704249 […]

Book Review: Pegasus Falling by William E. Thomas

Article first published as Book Review: Pegasus Falling William E. Thomas on Blogcritics. About: Pegasus Falling : Cypress Branches trilogy (Volume 1) by William E. Thomas is the semi-autobiographical novel of the author who served as a British paratrooper in World War II. Mr. Thomas’ book was self published by his grandson, Mike Harris who is a copy-editor and […]

Thoughts on: Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto by Moshe Arens

Article first published as Book Review: Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto by Moshe Arens on Blogcritics. “During that far-off period of slavery, when the Roman legions trampled almost the entire ancient world, and the whole world kneed before them, only one small Roman province, Judea, took up arms, rose up to fight for freedom and in defense of the […]

Thoughts on: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr

Article first published as Book Review: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr on Blogcritics. About: Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr is a fictional book in the Bernie Gunther series. This is the eighthbook in the series which brings up the question: just how many lives does Bernie Gunther has? 416 pages Publisher: A Marian Wood Book/Putnam; Reprint edition (April 17, […]

Thoughts on: No one is Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel

Article first published as Book Review: No One is Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel on Blogcritics. About: No One is Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel is a fictional book taking place during World War II. The book follows a small group of Jewish villagers who lives in a town on a river bank. […]

Thoughts on: Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada

Article first published as Book Review: Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada on Blogcritics. About: Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada is a fictional 1947 book describing the life in Germany under the Third Reich. The book’s title in the US is Every Man Dies Alone. 544 pages Publisher: Melville House; Reprint edition ISBN: 1935554271 My rating […]

Giveaway & Guest Post by author Jon Reisfeld: Three Days of Terror in November

Three Days of Terror in November How Kristallnacht Continues to Haunt, and Instruct, Us Today ===================================================== Mr. Reisfeld has kindly made available the following books for giveaway (enter at the end of the post): Two (2) Signed paperback copies of The Last Way Station Two (2) eBook copies of The Last Way Station One (1) eCopy of […]

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: Snow by Nigel West and Madoc Roberts

About: Snow: The Double Life of a World War II Spy by Nigel West and Madoc Roberts is a non-fiction about a double agent for England and Germany. This extraordinary book claims that England’s first double agent was a Nazi spy. The author is giv­ing away one copy of this book— enter at the end of […]

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