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.

 

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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...