Mrs. Gillian Mills

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Wake by Anna Hope
Wake by Anna Hope
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Book, 7 Mar 2014
Set just after WW1, the stories of three women are told in connection with the burial of the unknown warrior in London. The three women are all Londoner's but of different social backgrounds and age groups. The women are all unknowingly connected with one young dead soldier and through this connection other ex-soldiers are brought into the tale. The story is constantly told with a wider view to what is happening socially/politically, and it also keeps moving back in time describing the war. This is never laboured and is beautifully written throughout. Although there are many characters, the story line never gets confusing. The author really manages to evoke the period, the food, the… Read more
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn by Jo Baker
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Old fashioned story telling at its best, rich characters, wonderful historic detail but most of all beautifully written. The servants and what goes on below stairs is more interesting than what is going on above! I will definitely read this book again
Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainmam Jail: A H&hellip by Niamh O'Sullivan
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 6 Sep 2013
Niamh O'Sullivan gives us an accessible and human account of the life of both high profile political and ordinary prisoners alike in what was once Ireland's most formidable prison. Those who want a crash course in Irish History will find this book immensely readable. History buffs will find lots of fresh detail and an added bonus is the author's obvious compassion for the people and the place.