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The Sea Garden - Deborah Lawrenson

I love a good historical novel especially those set in war-time. Deborah Lawrenson has created a twist on the normal dual time narrative, in this book we have three narratives told up to a point with the denouement linking the three together. 470 more words

Books I Have Read

DNF Review: Daughters of the Dragon by Bill Andrews


Release Date: 
February 1st 2014

Publisher: Madhouse Press

Genre: Historical Fiction

Format: ebook

Source: copy provided by author

DURING WORLD WAR II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or “comfort women” for their soldiers. 658 more words

REVIEWS

Start of WW II #StartofWWII

Dinner in Pomerania was between 12.00 noon and 12.30 PM. The blacksmith put his hammer down and took the big heavy leather apron off, the cobbler pushed his stool aside, the farmers came home from the fields and took care of the horses first before they entered the kitchens where their women had prepared a hearty meal. 292 more words

We Don't Talk About That

People of Northwest Ohio

The heart of Northwest Ohio features the small river city of Defiance, where the Auglaize and the Maumee rivers converge, and the small river town of Napoleon, which lies on either side of the Maumee about 45 minutes Southwest of Toledo. 393 more words

Buckeyes

75th Anniversary of World War II

September 1st, 1939 — World War II begins.

In 1938, all of Europe proclaimed that war was a crime against human nature. The countries of Europe were still very aware of the consequences of World War 1, known as The Great War. 1,127 more words

History

tbmiwlw: THE WIND RISES and a tribute to the magical films of Hayao Miyazaki

THE WIND RISES

It often leaves me in dismayed astonishment when beautiful things are used to fabricate evil. I mean, beauty is such a positive, wonderful concept, and evil carries an immensely negative connotation. 490 more words

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