Theo, Phyllis and Jessica Melville and Oskar Grunewald spend holidays together at the Melville Estate, a house done up to look like a castle. When Theo dies in the war the whole families are thrown into mourning and their own particular ways of trying to move on in life. 355 more words
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Clara Vine is a half English, half German film actress, making films in Germany during the rise of Hitler, under the scrutiny and suspicion of Goebbels, who thinks she is spying for England. 561 more words
My wife and I were talking about my writing the other day, which surprisingly doesn’t really happen that often. I think she’s afraid how I might take some of her comments, (which is silly because if she says anything nice I’m just going to not believe her anyway.) But, in this particular instance, it came up because the local job market is horrible and she was suggesting that I rely more on writing to fill in the missing income. 795 more words
Hitler's fictional niece's compelling story - well-placed historical wondering in Anne Blankman's Prisoner of Night and Fog.
Gretchen’s father sacrificed himself to save Hitler, and so her family has lived in his favour ever since. But when a stranger questions her father’s death everything Gretchen believes is turned upside down and she is determined to find the truth. 431 more words
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly… 199 more words
'War Books' at Stepney Libraries, The East End News and London Shipping Chronicle, Friday 2 October 1914
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Friday 2 October 1914
‘War Books’ at Stepney Libraries
If our readers desire to understand the significance of the great war now in progress in Europe, and the approaching struggle for supremacy on the sea, they should read books written by those well-versed in the subject.