Tag Archives: Helen Simonson

Breaking the Rules

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson is an enjoyable novel about a widower living in a small English village who falls in love with a woman of Pakistani descent who owns and manages the local Quick Mart.  The Major … Continue reading

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Girls In White Dresses

The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson begins in England just prior to the First World War and ends after the fighting is over. There are a number of interesting characters in the novel. The main character is a … Continue reading

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