Holding the Line by Harold Baldwin – WWI Challenge

My next book for The WWI Challenge is Holding the Line by Harold Baldwin. It’s a memoir that was published in February 1918, when most memoirs I have looked at seem to have been written and published in the years after the war was over, in the 1920s and even the 1930s. That’s Baldwin over […]

The Head Girl at the Gables, Angela Brazil – WWI Challenge

The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil (1919) is available for free download at Gutenberg.org. I chose this book for the The WWI Challenge for several reasons. I already had it on my e-reader, along with a number of others by the same author. I needed to read an English school story as […]

“War Horse” – WWI Challenge

This review contains spoilers. I’ve never read the novel War Horse by Michael Morpurgo; all of my comments are based on the Spielberg movie. I imagine the novel is a much different experience, because it allows for narration from the horse’s point of view. In the movie, the horse is not given a voice. As […]

WWI-era Mysteries?

I’m attempting to compile a list of mystery series that are set during World War One or shortly afterwards (say, through the 1920s) that refer back to the war or the resulting social changes. I am looking for suggestions! Doesn’t matter if you liked the series or not. Here’s what I have so far: –Anne […]