Dr. S. P. Robinson

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Men Cry Alone by Philip Paris
Men Cry Alone by Philip Paris
5.0 out of 5 stars compelling, 18 April 2013
I also had professional experience of victims of abuse of all ages and both sexes. At the beginning I was irritated by the characters. It did not take long, though, for me to be hooked. I started reading it during a break for morning coffee. In spite of, or because of, being retired we appear to be very busy and insist on a break! I finished it before going to sleep that night. It was a compelling read and I can thoroughly recommend it. Philip Paris has encapsulated a difficult subject brilliantly.
The Italian Chapel by Philip Paris
The Italian Chapel by Philip Paris
22 of 23 people found the following review helpful
My Father had been a POW, first in Italy and then in Germany, and having recently re-read his, all too incomplete, diary I had an inkling on the deprivations of being a POW in those times but also of the tenacity of homo sapiens and their ability to forge lasting comradeship. Philip Parris has written a book which captures exactly the spirit of those captured in WW2, at least those in Europe. It does not seem to matter which side one was on the similarities are more real than the differences. The story touched the emotions and once picked up the book had to be finished sooner rather than later.We had visited Orkney but were, on that trip, unable to visit the Italian Chapel. We are now… Read more