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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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Where’s Papa?

The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig is a fictional novel about a girl named Rachel Woodley who, as the story begins, is a governess in France. When she receives a telegram informing her that her mother in England is very … 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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