I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. However, I could not shake the feeling that the author was writing for the screen, and not for a book
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
The Book Spy by Alan Hlad is interesting, the characters realistic, and even though a lot is happening, I never thought it was confusing.
The Pharmacist of Auschwitz is an engrossing book. I was fascinated by two aspects of the book, the role of business in the killing, and Nazi hunters
A small, but significant slice of history. The village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon became part of a wide network to rescue Jews from the Nazi killing machine
I enjoyed reading about Captain Kaspar’s inexperience and naiveite, coming into an occupied land still crawling with Nazis, and their victims
The glue that holds the book together, Willi Geismeier is an intriguing, nuanced character, acting as only I could wish I would under similar circumstances.
The parrot of a young Jewish refugee constantly rattles off numbers in German. There’s much speculation about the numbers, and than a murder happeneds
The book tells of the camps by following Peter Fleischmann, a Jewish aspiring artist, and orphan who got to England through the kindertransport
The Girl Who Escaped from Auschwitz by Ellie Midwood is an engrossing book, shining a light on brave heroes we should never forget