Review: SAPLINGS by Noel Streatfeild

Jeanette from A Comfy Chair and a Good Book read Saplings by Noel Streatfeild for the WWII challenge.  Here’s what she had to say:

This heart-wrenching and painful book really packed an emotional wallop for me. It is not what I would characterize as one of those “charming” books I love to read. In fact, at times it was downright difficult to read, but I still really came away loving this book.

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Review: SAPLINGS by Noel Streatfeild

saplingsJo from Peachybooks has posted a review of Saplings by Noel Streatfeild.  Here’s a snippet:

As with many WWII novels the story centres on the realities of evacuation, but where this differs is that the Wiltshires are a middle class family, not a poor working class family. This is made clear from the start as the family are seen on the beach, with their nanny and governess, as well as their parents. It soon becomes clear though that although the father is very family orientated, the mother puts family life as a clear second to her role as wife and lover.

Read the entire review here.

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