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All Quiet on the Western Front
3.87
I am silent. What can I say? Here I have been, for the last year or two, searching for books on WW1. I have read fiction and non-fiction and biographi ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Mar 20, 2009
 
The Guns of August
4.19
Phew, this was a difficult book to digest in the audiobook format. Neither is it easy to digest in a paper book format. It is dense. It is detailed. N ...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
 
A Long Long Way
4.07
On completion:

I thoroughly loved this book. I finished listening to it and was desperate for more. I re-listened to the last chapters. Then I thought,
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Sep 11, 2012
Nov 25, 2011
 
Charlotte & Leopold: The True Story of The Original People's Princess
3.86
ETA: I have to add something about the humor in this book...... Both the disgusting antics of the parent and the moral depravity of the era is express ...more
Aug 26, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
 
The Lady and the Unicorn
3.65
I am impressed. I never thought this book would be as lovely as Girl with a Pearl Earring: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...! First let me just ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Jan 14, 2010
 
Niccolò Rising (The House of Niccolò, #1)
4.28
ETA: No, I cannot do it. I cannot give a book two stars if it is so bad I cannot finish it!

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I tried to read this book
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Jun 07, 2015
Dec 12, 2007
 
The Backwash Of War (The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An American Hospital Nurse)
4.00
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26884 has the Gutenberg link, if I can figure out how to do it....

Here is the webpage, which might be simpler:
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Oct 12, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
 
A Soldier's Diary
4.25
Available free here: http://archive.org/details/asoldiersd...


So you are interested in reading about World War One. Which book to choose? That is the q
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Feb 12, 2013
Oct 12, 2012
 
Gypsies
4.20
If you are trying to understand how gypsies think, reason and behave this is one book I can recommend, but I learned that there are gypsies and then t ...more
Nov 07, 2012
Feb 16, 2009
 
In This Hospitable Land
3.79
Three stars, but I certainly don't love the book! I recommend it to those curious about a Jewish Belgian family's experiences during WW2. It reads as ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
 
Whisper on the Wind (The Great War, #2)
3.84
NO SPOILERS!!!

I am not going to provide many excerpts for this novel. The writing is neither bad, nor exceptionally good, a story is simply being told
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Apr 21, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
 
Austerlitz
4.04
NO SPOILERS!!!

I have read 160 pages of 414. I am giving this book up. It is not to my taste. Just as as in the last book I read, Far to Go, this is ab
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Aug 08, 2011
May 18, 2010
 
Problemski Hotel
3.51
At http://www.marionboyars.co.uk/Amy%20P... you can read some of the text.
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Jun 21, 2010
 
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
4.33
Obligatory reading for all. We must wake up and start learning from history. At least read the book and try to understand what happened. Determining h ...more
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Mar 30, 2008
 
The Girl in the Blue Beret
3.31
I read theKindle sample and I wasn't thrilled. Then I found this review: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/boo...

I have switched this to my maybe shel
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May 06, 2011
 
One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child's Journey Through France
3.61
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Feb 16, 2011
 
The Master of Bruges
3.46
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Jan 07, 2010
 
Storm of Steel
4.02
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Apr 25, 2009
 
The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I
3.33
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Jul 16, 2010
 
Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce
3.60
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Jan 08, 2011
 
A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali
3.91
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Jan 31, 2011
 
The Witch Doctor's Wife (Amanda Brown #1)
3.52
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Feb 12, 2010
 
Life Class
3.44
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Jan 13, 2009
 
Master of Shadows: The Secret Diplomatic Career of the Painter Peter Paul Rubens
3.42
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May 04, 2011
 
Godfrey de Bouillon: Defender of the Holy Sepulchre
1.50
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Jan 07, 2009
 
Farewell to Prague
4.02
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May 21, 2011
 
The Nun's Story
4.14
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Jun 17, 2011
 
The Angel Maker
3.81
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Oct 15, 2011
 
Métaphysique des tubes
3.83
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Nov 17, 2008
 
Undertones of War
3.83
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Jun 12, 2012
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