Tagged: Second World War

Imperial War Museums to publish Wartime Classics series

Imperial War Museums will publish a new classic fiction series this September to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War,... Read more

Ebury pre-empts WW2 diary of Polish teenager

The diary of a Polish teenager, Renia Spiegel, who was killed by Nazi soldiers weeks after her 18th birthday, has been pre-empted by Ebury’s Clare... Read more

Bandit takes on Thompson's wartime saga for TV

Kate Thompson’s Second World War factory drama has been optioned for television. Read more

Hitler's Mein Kampf to be republished in Germany

Adolf Hitler’s political manifesto Mein Kampf is to be published for the first time in Germany since the end of the Second World War, the... Read more

Jason Hewitt: Interview

Five questions with debut novelist Jason Hewitt on characterisation and narrative technique in The Dynamite Room. Read more

Love, Art and War

Camilla Macpherson tells how her new novel tangles the lives of two women united by paintings Read more

Desert Island Books: Antony Beevor

Renowned historian Antony Beevor, author of a magisterial new history of the Second World War, chooses the books that mean most to him Read more

Winston Churchill's secret life

Barry Singer on Britain's most-quoted Prime Minister, who was a skilled bricklayer, cultivated butterflies and loved a good Yorkshire pudding... Read more

Mari Stead Jones: finishing the story

When Mari Stead Jones found the secret writing archive of her father, she resolved to finish the novel he never published Read more

Sex, spies and The Savoy

Matthew Sweet, the author of The West End Front, explains how London's hotels were sites of espionage and intrigue during the Second World War Read more

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