Tag Archives: World War II

BOOK REVIEW: OVERLAND

Overland By Graham Rawle Out 22 March from Chatto & Windus Paperback, £14.99 Rejoice, lovers of all that’s innovative and experimental, for Graham Rawle, whose last novel, The Card, came out in 2012, returns with Overland. Set in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A World Gone Mad

A World Gone Mad The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45 Translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death Out now from Pushkin Press, £18.99 hardcover What was World War II like for the Swedish? The country was neutral, but it was … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: More Was Lost

More Was Lost: A Memoir By Eleanor Perenyi NYRB Classics, £10.99 paperback Imagine yourself at nineteen, falling into a fairy tale. The year is 1937. While travelling in Europe with your parents you meet a dazzling Hungarian Baron called Zsigmond … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Undertaking

Yes, another book review. I shall resume mocking myself and my upbringing shortly, have no fear!  The Undertaking By Audrey Magee Atlantic Books, £12.99 hardcover, £8.99 e-book Admirable and absorbing, The Undertaking is a debut novel that takes your hand … Continue reading

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