Tag Archives: war crimes

War, What is it Good For?

I recently completed two books which shared an historical connection Flyboys: A True Story Of Courage by James D. Bradley and The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan. The first is non-fiction and the second, fiction, but both take place … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Human Sacrifice

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan has been named winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize. It is the second nominated book I have read and I found it riveting. This is a fictional novel based … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment