Anita Diamant – Day After Night

The superb Anita Diamant, who wrote the wonderful The Red Tent, writes movingly in Day and Night of four young women held at the British Atlit internment camp in the months leading October 1945. The war is over, but the legacy of that terrible time will linger for many years.  While this is a fictionalised … Continue reading Anita Diamant – Day After Night

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Jane Thynne – The Winter Garden

The second of a series of books following actress Clara Vine in 1930s Berlin, this novel manages to convey the uncertainty and danger lurking everywhere at that time. Clara is an Anglo-German actress on the surface, living a glamorous life and with access to the highest levels of the SS and German society.  She also … Continue reading Jane Thynne – The Winter Garden