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Goodbye to Berlin, by Christopher Isherwood (1939)

          Somehow, World War Two has unintentionally become a theme this summer: after The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Novel in the Viola, I found myself reading Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood. I had … Continue reading

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The Novel in the Viola, by Natasha Solomons (2011)

          Elise Landau is almost eighteen yet in many ways she is still a child – a happy, cosseted, carefree child. But Vienna in 1937 is on the brink of momentous change and the fabric of Elise’s privileged childhood … Continue reading

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