Book Review: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Book Review: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Based on the true but fictionalized story of Pino Lella, Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan is set in Milan, Italy, and its countryside during the final two years of the Second World War.

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Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Book Review: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys was an excellent book. It’s fast-paced, thoroughly-researched, basically it encompasses all the best things about historical fiction.

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Book Review: The Final Puzzle by Juhi Ray

Book Review: The Final Puzzle by Juhi Ray

The Final Puzzle, an offering from author Juhi Ray, whose writing is at its best when she is exploring this territory. While there’s canon lore on Akbar and his one of the nine gems Birbal, and Author Juhi has clearly…

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Book Review: Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Book Review: Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Despite boasts that Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is “the greatest romance of our time,” this approximately 1,000-page book is not just a romance.

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Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

In the Book Thief by Markus Zusak, author uses a rich, multi-layered blend of allegory, metaphor and symbolism to create amidst the dirt and depression of Germany during the late 30s and 40s a stark vision of historical and philosophical…

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Book Review: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

Book Review: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

Title: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas Author: John Boyne Publisher: David Fickling Books Genre: Historical Fiction First Publication: 2006 Language: English Major Characters: Bruno, Gretel, Shmuel, Lieutenant Kotler, Pavel Bruno’s Mother and Father, Eva Braun Setting Place: Berlin, Germany and Auschwitz,…

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Book Review: This Was A Man by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #7)

Book Review: This Was A Man by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #7)

‘This Was A Man’ is the excellent final installment to the Clifton Chronicles and Archer proves yet again why he is a master storyteller.

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Book Review: Cometh The Hour by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #6)

Book Review: Cometh The Hour by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #6)

Cometh The Hour is a textbook Archer novel, with unexpected twist bombarding us when we least expect them and leaving us winded and panting for air in a span of 5 minutes, making us perspire far more than the average…

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Book Review: Mightier Than The Sword by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #5)

Book Review: Mightier Than The Sword by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #5)

Mightier Than The Sword is the fifth novel in “The Clifton Chronicles” which describes the events of the Clifton and Barrington families throughout most of the 20th century, both in England and the US.

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Book Review: Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #4)

Book Review: Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles #4)

“Be Careful What You Wish For” is the fourth in this series. It spans the years 1957 through 1964. The Clifton’s and Barrington’s continue to face much adversity and evil.

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