A Book A Week recently read and reviewed The Perfect Summer by Juliet Nicolson for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s a sample:
I found interesting parallels between society’s mood in 1911 and what is happening this summer in the U.S. and in England. Extreme weather, the gap between rich and poor, and women’s issues are front and center in both years, while the 1911 coronation and in 2012, the London Olympics, provide us with royal entertainment.
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