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The One From The Other by Philip Kerr

I had not read anything by this author before, but this book was highly recommended to me by a good-looking man in a charity shop. Unfortunately, our taste in literature is not similar. This is the fourth book where the main protagonist is Bernie Gunther. Maybe I should have started at the beginning of the …

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The Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

The Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne deals with the horrors of prejudice and war through the eyes of a child.  Its humour and lightness of touch make the subject all the more vivid.  The book was recommended to me by my 10 year old nephew, Mathew because he had enjoyed the book so …

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