Check out what’s on the shelves of Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Christmas Book Fair from these three authors from this post on Sally Cronin’s blog.
Welcome to this year’s Christmas book fair where I will be sharing the books of all the authors on the shelves of the Cafe and Bookstore with their most recent review in the last six months. I will be selecting authors at random so that there is something for everyone in the post.
The first book today which has been recommended by several reviewers is a novella Order No.227. From Stalin With Love by Marina Osipova.
About the book
“It is necessary to defend each position, each meter of our territory, up to the last drop of blood, to cling for each plot of Soviet land and to defend it as long as possible.” – from Order No. 227.
Based on the actual events on the Eastern Front of World War II, this short story is a rare account of a Soviet penal company, told from a perspective of a…
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