The Whispers of War

The Whispers of War

eBook - 2020
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"The start of World War II looms over three friends who struggle to remain loyal as one of them is threatened with internment by the British government, from the author of the "sweeping, stirring" (Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amélie) The Light Over London"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2020
ISBN: 9781982107819
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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panda037
Apr 10, 2020

I absolutely enjoyed this book! I'm a big fan of historical fiction and this was a great tribute. The book was enjoyable because you three female characters that are from different backgrounds and ethnicities during war time. The story's intricately woven taking in to detail the aspects and fears of war. It's a fast read that'll keep you intrigued until the end.

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Mdrngrl
Feb 15, 2020

Nice book about friendship. But - Many wordy, unproductive, draggy (boring) storyline pages. Skimmed most of the book. Not my cup of tea

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brangwinn
Jan 23, 2020

Female friendship is a wonderful connection. It can outlast wars and marriages. When three girls find themselves roommates in an English boarding house in 1928, their friendships continue to their death. Marie, a German girl, of course is worried about being deported during World War II. Her friend Hazel was raised by a single mother living a bohemian lifestyle and Nora comes from a wealthy English family. When Marie dies in Canada, her granddaughter goes to London to return a piece of jewelry to Nora as requested in Marie’s will. Nora reveals the history of the three women. As in all good historical fiction, there’s a lot of information about growing up during World War II including the treatment of Germans.

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Zoelexi777
Jan 21, 2020

I loved this book. I couldn’t put it down. It’s a story of three childhood friends and the strong relationship between these women and what they did during WWII to protect one another. I would recommend this as a great read.

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