The Lost Girls of Paris, is a fictional story of how in World War II woman were used by the Special Operations Executive (SOE), in occupied France in the aiding the French resistance during the Nazi occupation. The story is told using the point of View of three women, Grace Healey, Elanor Trigg and Marie. Using the documents and letters in a simaler way to The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova which was reviewed here.
After reading a great blog post on the blog Bookworm written by jen_bookworm called Series I started…. And did not finish, it made me think about what I enjoy about a book series. Firstly when we say a book series what are we talking about, Wikipedia describes it as following:-
“..a sequence of
books having certain characteristics in common that are formally as together as
a group. Book series can be organized in different ways, such as written by the
same author, or marketed as a group by their publisher.”
Like most readers when asked about my favourite book i can find it really difficult to say, as it can change almost day by day depending on my mood. However if you were to ask me which book made me become a reader then that will always get the same answer and that would have to be Jack Higgins book, the Eagle has Landed. Before we discuss why let me give you a brief description of the plot
The book starts of in modern day Norfolk in a village called Studly Constobale where the Author is looking for the grave of a sea captain, examining the grave he finds one that is lose and moves it and underneath is another grave with the inscription about German Continue reading “The Book That Made me a Reader”→
This post is to introduce the NottsReader blog to the world, the aim this little part of the internet is to discuss the thoughts and opinions of one reader from Nottinghamshire on how reading has an impact on his life.
The blog will contain reviews of books I have read both for the first time and rereads (yes I do read books more than once), there will always be a mention to say I have already read the book before.
In addition there will discussions on issues affecting the book world, including the methods we use for reading and news around the book world. There will also be more personal post like, how I started getting into reading and the books that have paid a major part of my life.
I have already started working on my next blog which will be about about the great eBook, real book, and audio book debate.
Thanks for reading and looking forward to hearing your thoughts