Germany

The Book Thief

At the end of the nineteen thirties in Germany a little girl travelled with her mother and brother on the train. The children were being sen [...]

Address Unknown

Reread for my book club. And on second read it is just as powerful, if not more so than on first reading. Original review from 2010 below IS [...]
Books

What Doctor Gottlieb saw

the Little Red Reviewer posted her review of Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis today and in it mentioned this short story set in the same Milkwe [...]

Rose Under Fire

It is 1944 and American pilot Rose Justice is working in England, she has joined the ATA and is hard at work transporting planes for the RAF [...]

Bitter seeds

Book one in the Milkweed Triptych In a remote part of Germany a doctor has been hard at work, he has had plenty of test subjects, the Great [...]

Sorry

translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside. Seeing a couple break-up in public Kris goes over to apologise to the woman. He tells her tha [...]

The Reader

based on book, Der Vorleser, by Bernhard Schlink In Germany, 1958, Michael Berg is feeling unwell. He wanders through the streets for a whil [...]

The Lives of Others

In 1984 in East Germany the secret police, or Stasi were everywhere, watching everything. This film details the activities of one officer [...]


The Brothers Grimm

Well, this’ll teach me not to keep offline copies of my reviews won’t it. The original had been eradicated from web-land, so my [...]
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