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The Polish Officer (reading-as-a-writer 2)

View this post on Instagram #justfinishedreading “The Polish Officer” by Alan Furst. To my joy, just one of a dozen or so books by Furst on similar themes; this title published 1995, most recent 2016. Resistance, #espionage, bravery, lust and … Continue reading

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Nineteen Twenty-One (reading-as-a-writer 1)

View this post on Instagram #justfinishedreading “Nineteen Twenty-One” by Adam Thorpe. One of those books that makes me as a writer just feel inadequate! It’s the long hot summer of 1921 and Joseph, who missed active service, is holed up … Continue reading

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Three brilliant Great War blogs

Erudite, witty, and beautifully written, this blog never fails to fascinate and move in equal measure. Continue reading

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