Tag Archives: Germany

Breaking Tradition

Code Girls: The untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy is an exceptional book about the lives and achievements of women and men who played significant roles in secret government offices during … Continue reading

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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 CarrĂ© (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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