Tag Archives: The Holocaust

Karolina’s Twins & The Dutch Wife

Book Pairing Both these novels held my interest till the very end.  All the while, I kept trying to guess what the main outcome of the story was for each.  I was successful with the first book but was very … Continue reading

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The Book Thief

Book vs. Movie     I could not wait to see this movie after listening to the book on audio.  First off, if you want to experience the story fully, I think listening to it is the best way to … Continue reading

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Beatrice & Virgil

A Five Star Pick Some readers liked it, others hated it—but I was quite blown away by it.  Short, symbolic and meaningful, this second book by Yann Martel was certainly different from The Life of Pi but no less powerful.  … Continue reading

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Book vs. Movie   Another book that left me just speechless.  When the movie version came out two years after the book, I couldn’t wait to see how it would portray all the characters.  I actually did not read the book, … Continue reading

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