Book Reviews Archive - Lucille Turner

Book Reviews

Here is a selection of books I have reviewed

You can find most of them on www.bookmunch.com 

DAUGHTER OF THE REICH, by Louise Fein

DAUGHTER OF THE REICH, by Louise Fein

Author Louise Fein writes …the inspiration behind Daughter of the Reich was my father, who came to England as a refugee from Nazi Germany in 1933. He grew up in Leipzig, where the book is set, and although the story itself is fictional, all the events and incidences...

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BRITAIN AT BAY, by Alan Allport

BRITAIN AT BAY, by Alan Allport

There have been numerous books written about the Second World War, and many of them are excellent. What makes this one different, however, is the way it blows apart some of the myths we have come to accept as facts, such as Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler and...

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The Goodness Paradox, by Richard Wrangham

The Goodness Paradox, by Richard Wrangham

In the middle of the eighteenth century, a group of ‘wild children’ was discovered roaming the woodlands of Europe (and by wild I mean not Ibiza party wild, which would barely raise an eyebrow, but ‘savagely’ wild in the Tarzan sense). The discovery fuelled a debate...

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How Democracy Ends, by David Runciman

How Democracy Ends, by David Runciman

Democratic politics,’ says Author David Runciman “has become an elaborate show. Mature, Western democracy is over the hill”. Mr Runciman is Professor of Politics at Cambridge and so he must be right. It is in fact hard to read this book without being persuaded that we...

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