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The Pieces from Berlin

The Pieces from Berlin
  • Author(s): Michael Pye
  • Location(s): Berlin, Zurich
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 20th Century

The Post-Office Girl

The Post-Office Girl
  • Author(s): Stefan Zweig
  • Location(s): Austria, Swiss Alps
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1926

The book is divided into two parts: It is 1926, and the main character, Christine Hoflehner, in her late 20s, works as a lowly postal clerk in a small Austrian village. She has lost her father and her brother...

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for Sunrise
  • Author(s): William Boyd
  • Location(s): France, Geneva, Vienna
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1910s

Vienna, 1913. It is a fine day in August when Lysander Rief, a young English actor, walks through the city to his first appointment with the eminent psychiatrist Dr Bensimon. Sitting in the waiting room he is anxiously pondering...

When Nights were Cold

When Nights were Cold
  • Author(s): Susanna Jones
  • Location(s): London, Swiss Alps, Wales
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): early 1900s onwards

The story of Grace Farringdon, who looks back on her life on the eve of the anniversary of the death of her friends. Growing up in early 1900’s Dulwich (South East London), Grace longs to escape her dreary life....

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