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May 16

Fascism in the ascendant: The Fourth Shore & In the Full Light of the Sun

I have no hesitation in recommending both of these literary novels, intriguing stories set against the rise of fascism leading up to the Second Wor... Read more of this blog post »
The Fourth Shore by Virginia Baily
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read in May, 2019
As the shadow of fascism creeps across Italy, Liliana is too young to imagine the damage it will bring to all she holds dear. After all, what could be wrong with patriotism? Isn’t the Duce right in wanting to recover what has been stolen from her cou ...more
In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark
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read in May, 2019
"Is there a line, a marked a point where hopefulness becomes dishonesty, where faith shrinks to nothing but a resolute determination not to see?"
So brilliantly evoked!
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In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark
"Thanks to NetGalley and to Virago for providing me an ARC copy of this novel and allowing me to participate in the blog tour for its launch. I freely chose to review it, and I’m very happy I did.
I am sure you will have noticed the beautiful cover..." Read more of this review »

May 13

The Fourth Shore by Virginia Baily
rated a book really liked it The Fourth Shore by Virginia Baily (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2019
As the shadow of fascism creeps across Italy, Liliana is too young to imagine the damage it will bring to all she holds dear. After all, what could be wrong with patriotism? Isn’t the Duce right in wanting to recover what has been stolen from her cou ...more