I bought a hardback copy of this book for £1! I never read hardbacks because they are too expensive (and turns out, not as comfortable to hold) but I couldn’t resist this one for £1, plus it was a book that I had been recommended on Goodreads a few years back. 403 more words
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In the busy build up to Easter, when family and friends are perhaps looming, today’s book may be a challenging read. I would recommend you do find time to read and enjoy it, even if it is not always comforting story or series of tales. 590 more words
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When war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up.
Tom Shaw decides to give it a miss – until his flatmate Alistair unexpectedly enlists, and the conflict can no longer be avoided.
“This was how a kind heart broke, after all: inward, making no shrapnel.”
Everyone Brave is Forgiven follows Mary, Hilda, Tom and Alastair during WWII, and is split across London during the Blitz and Malta when the Siege took place. 266 more words