Setting Archive : Interwar Europe
(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)
This is the period between the two World Wars, and covers all Europe, including Britain.
The wireless changed a great many things. Before, all that was required of a monarch was that he look the […]
Posted on 14 January 2011 | By Fence | 8 responses
Full title: Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War ISBN: 9780670915644 In […]
Posted on 20 December 2010 | By Fence | 9 responses
I really wish that I had gone back and reread the previous book in this series before starting this. The language of bees is the ninth in the series, but it was the first that I read, I then went back and reread from the start, skipping this because it was checked out of the library and I haven’t gotten around to buying them all yet. But I should have waited, because this starts off right where language left off, so it took me a while to catch up on exactly what was going on.
Posted on 14 September 2010 | By Fence | 4 responses
After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.
Posted on 6 September 2010 | By Fence | 4 responses
ISBN: 9780575081154 See also: Grumpy Old Bookman ; Singling out the duplications ; Guardian Review ; Excessive Candour ; Sandstorm […]
Posted on 23 March 2008 | By Fence | 1 response
ISBN: 9781400064717 See also: Excerpt ; Interview with author I’ve read two other books by Russell; The Sparrow, which I […]