The Last Bookshop in London: A Novel of World War II

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"An irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy, reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest."

--KIM MICHELE RICHARDSON, author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

August 1939: London prepares for war as Hitler's fo...show more

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320 pages

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meledden
Dec 31, 2022
10/10 stars
I know that I should read more of them, for educational and social purposes, but I don't tend to choose war-themed novels because I find them upsetting. I made an exception for this book, however, as I was intrigued by the bookshop element. And I am very glad that I did. Madeline Martin has written a beautifully descriptive novel with gorgeous little details that transports the reader to wartime London. The book presents like real war, where th...read more

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