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By Morris Gleitzman -
Published 2006Published 205
This novel is about a young Jewish boy growing up in the 1930s in a Catholic orphanage in the German mountains. This boy ...Read Review
By Joan Lingard -
Published 2004 (c1989)
Tug of War is about twins, Astra and Hugo, during the Second World War, fleeing from their home in Latvia with their family ...Read Review
By Mary Ann Rodman -
Published 2004 (US)Published 2005 (UK)
Yankee Girl is about a young American girl, Alice, who has just moved to Mississippi from her home in Chicago. At the time ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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