While I certainly enjoyed reading much of it, I thought that after 1,200+ pages, that the ending was rushed, with three minor characters closing it.
On the steps of a Church in Northampton, five characters meet in the afterlife. Thomas à Becket, Samuel Beckett, John Clare, with HUSBAND and WIFE
This is an exciting, fast-paced, and well-written book. Mr. Follet crafts a great espionage chase of MI5 agents on the trail of Faber
But then, a strange thing happened – I started to enjoy this chapter very much. Especially when I figure out the meanings and the playfulness of the words
This chapter is mostly about English history. The children, with Handsome John, Phyllis, and others go to look at the English Civil War, and Oliver Cromwell
Unlike the other chapters, this one was linear. We have no actual history of Brother Peter. It’s a messy story, but not as ugly as other chapters
For such a relatively short book, about a wide subject, it contains a wealth of knowledge. There is a lot of insight, accurate research, and knowledge
Besides enjoying the sections about places I’ve been to there are several other places that I either always wanted to go to, or discovered in this book.
Eye of the Storm: 25 Years in Action with the SAS by Peter Ratcliffe is a memoir of the author’s time in England’s elite special forces unit
Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park is a non-fiction account of the life of Daisy Lawrence, who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II.