Sunday, July 22, 2012
New Mystery And Thriller Books Set Amid The World Wars
Paula Woods offers a review of William Boyd's Waiting For Sunrise and Philip Kerr's Prague Fatale in her roundup of mysteries and thrillers at the Los Angeles Times
Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough history with the genre's more familiar elements to keep readers enlightened and entertained.
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