World War Two Fiction
|The Ventriloquists||E.R. Ramzipoor||
THE VENTRILOQUISTS finds a young girl, Helene, masquerading as a boy and selling newspapers to survive on the streets of 1943 Brussels. When the Nazis pressure her friend, a publisher of dissident underground newspapers, to betray his cause or die, they and their peers decide to pretend to cave to the German demands,...
|The Chilbury Ladies' Choir||Jennifer Ryan||
THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.
|The Women in the Castle||Jessica Shattuck||
THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE is one of the great World War Two novels that gives the reader a new perspective - from three German women of different political persuasions surviving unimaginable hardships. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the...