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Book Review: A Ladder to the Sky – John Boyne *****

A psychological drama of cat and mouse, A Ladder to the Skyshows how easy it is to achieve the world if you are prepared to sacrifice your soul. If you look hard enough, you can find stories pretty much anywhere. They don’t even have to be your own. Or so would-be writer Maurice Swift decides very… Continue reading Book Review: A Ladder to the Sky – John Boyne *****

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne

  Nine year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution or the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is… Continue reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne

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Blogmas Day 17: Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite historical books

I LOVE reading historical novels! It's like traveling trough time without having to leave the comfort of your couch or bed (or where-ever you like to read). Since I'm very bad at choosing "favourites", I decided you choose five books that I love and put them in chronological order.. 1) Burial Rites - Hannah Kent… Continue reading Blogmas Day 17: Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite historical books