From 2014 until 2019, WW1 was the subject of my leisure reading, to commemorate the centenary of the war. Mostly fiction. Some memoirs, diaries and non-fiction mixed in. I document war memorials, too. I invite you to follow my blog at greatwar100reads.wordpress.com
Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long...
"Susan Lanigan’s White Feathers explores some thought-provoking questions: What is the fallout of a moral predicament that inevitably leads to betrayal? Who is responsible for the results of bad decisions? Do individuals take responsibility for the..."
"Helen Simonson’s The Summer Before the War slices a knife through the class, race and gender prejudices in parochial small-town England with humour and gravity in turn.
This is a book of character and witty repartee, not action-packed plot devel..."