Here you will find my explorations into all things historical or fictional or both: complex people, interesting facts and re-discovered places.

December 14, 2018

All The Light We Cannot See follows the two very different lives of two children during WWII Europe, and whose paths ultimately cross.

November 2, 2018

A historical family saga spanning 5 generations, the opening sentence, "History has failed us, but no matter", sets the scene for the rest of the book.

May 25, 2018

WWII has broken out: Anna’s father has disappeared, her invalid sister dies and her mother moves away. Anna is left alone, working at the Navy Yard as the first and only female diver, repairing Americ...

May 18, 2018

Find yourself a good historical book and travel back to another time and place. Here are ten (relative) newcomers to the historical fiction bookshelves:

May 11, 2018

Book Review: Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively “Language tethers us to the world; without it we spin like atoms.” The words of protagonist Claudia Hampton...

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