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Blitz

3.46  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A novel about WWII and the Blitzkrieg. Portrays the life of three families. Begins on September 7th, 1940.
558 pages
Published 1980 (first published 1979)
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Robert Colquhoun
I would give it 3.5 stars if I could but not quite good enough for 4. There are some loose ends that I would have preferred to see tied up with a more complete and thorough conclusion with respect to what happens to the characters involved. That being said, this novel "is not about the holocaust" as it states in the initial outline. It is about 11 days in 1940 London during the German Blitzkrieg. Seen through the eyes of some of the people (namely Mel Shaffer (American radio journalist), the ...more
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Mar 10, 2009 Marti rated it liked it
It has been a while since I read this book. Having been born in 1940, I am fascinated by stories of the war that was happening then, as are a lot of people, I'm sure. Though this is a novel, there are probably lots of factual events portrayed.
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General Sir David William Fraser, OBE (1962), KCB (1973)[1], GCB (1980), (born 30 December 1920) Vallenders, Isington, Alton, Hants, the only surviving son of Brigadier, The Honourable William Fraser (1890-1964) D.S.O., M.C., who was the military attaché at Paris, France, 1938-1939 when the Second World War begun. Sir David was educated at Eton and Christ Church college in the University of ...more
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