The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader recently read and reviewed Birds of a Feather by Jacqueline Winspear for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Once again, the lasting effects of World War I play a huge part in the storyline, and for me that is one of the biggest pluses to reading this series. It is often easy to think that World War I went from 1914 to 1918, and then the Great Depression went from the late 1920s, and then World War II started in 1939 and that they were almost standalone events. The reality is though that many of the people who were affected by the first war were affected by the Depression and were again affected by the second war, and so they are indelibly linked in the lives of these people.
Read the full review.
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