A nonfiction book of extremely short biographies of those people the author deemed as changing the world they lived in. Mr. Montefiore is a prize winning author
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The novel read as if the author had access to old KGB files (maybe he did) deciphering the bureaucratic code used to hide atrocities and turn it into an amazing, gripping tale. Another outstanding work from an outstanding scholar which is well worth reading.
The center of the story is a group of kids from various classes who get arrested and interrogated. Most of the kids are children to upper class parents (generals, politicians, entertainers) and think they’ll be all right. However, Stalin sees this as an opportunity to test the loyalty of the parents to the state (meaning himself) and uses them to his benefit.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z – M – Macbeth by Jo Nesbø – A retelling of the Shakespearean tragedy, set in a small European town as a police drama. Machinehood by S.B. Divya – A science-fiction story about the way legal drugs, artificial intelligence, an- s d big corporations can inherit the future. Maggie’s Wars by Phil Pisani – A novel about Maggie Hogan is a strong woman, an ace report who just wants to be treated fairly. She fights, and sleeps, her way through the battlefields, the Nuremburg trials and the aftermath of the World War II, including the cold war. Magnificent Desolation by Buzz Aldrin – An autobiography of the famous astronaut. Malinalli of the Fifth Sun by Helen Gordon Heightsman – A historical fiction novel taking place in South America during Hernán Cortés’ time focusing on native woman Malinalli who was an important person in Cortés’ entourage who have been vilified throughout the ages. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick – A historical fiction which imagines the axis winning World War II….
The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II – recounts how Russia became and unlikely ally with the US & England
Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey by America’s Test Kitchen, Eugenia Bone and Julia Della Croce is a cookbook which has recipes from certain regions of Italy.
The Jewish Brigade #1 by Marvano is a European comic book taking place during World War II. Marvano is a comic book artist from Belgium.
Stanley Huang has claimed for years that he is very rich. Now that Stanley Huanghas pancreatic cancer his family wants details of his fortune to be revealed.
Four Soldiers is a short novel about members of the Russian Army fighting the Civil War in 1919. Mr. Mingarelli won the Prix Medici prize in 2003 for this novel
I never thought I’d enjoy a book about pigeons. A thrilling book about an oddball corner of history including brave citizens, and creative intelligence officers