Tag Archives: Germany

Turn coat

With the exception of what I thought was unnecessary explicit sex, A Single Spy by William Christie is a novel I enjoyed. It takes place during World War II. The main character, Alexsi, is an orphaned teenage boy who becomes … Continue reading

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Just Enough

Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer is an enjoyable short story collection I discovered at the library. The book is filled with thought provoking tales about various characters and I liked it immensely. The collection includes stories about the first female … Continue reading

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Vivre

The Little French Bistro by Nina George is a fictional novel about a German woman named Marianne who, while vacationing in Paris, decides to attempt suicide by jumping in the Seine. Unhappily married to a selfish man for many years … Continue reading

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Secrets

The Pigeon Tunnel: stories from my life by John le Carr√© (David John Moore Cornwall) is an enlightening autobiography written by the well-known author of many popular espionage novels. During a short period in his life, the author was an … Continue reading

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Corruption

Prussian Blue is the first novel I have read by Philip Kerr. It is a 2018 Edgar Award nominee. After reading it, I understand why! Based in Germany, Austria, and the French Riviera, this story of intrigue covers two eras … Continue reading

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J’accuse

The Spy:A Novel by Paulo Coelho is a short book based on the life of Mata Hari. Translated from the original Portuguese, it is an interesting story of a famous woman dancer who was executed as a spy in France … Continue reading

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Wandering Exiles

I began reading The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa on the anniversary of The Night of the Broken Glass.¬† It was coincidental, not purposeful. I finished the novel on Armistice Day. The timing was perfect and the book quite … Continue reading

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