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: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Book Review: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Reading Catch-22 was sort of like watching a brilliantly shining coin flipping through a majestic parabola in slow motion, with one side representing laugh-out-loud comedy and the other an intense exploration of the terrors of war, making its way to…

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Book Review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Book Review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH is realistic fiction based very much on actual events, and as I read of the events of 1946 and later, I was struck forcibly with how closely this work of realistic, historical fiction…

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15 Best Books On World War 2 You Will Love To Read

15 Best Books On World War 2 You Will Love To Read

Historical fictions are not only the glimpses of our past but also show us the path to the future. You will find something to love or to connect in every historical novel. Some of them offer adventure or romance, some…

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