Results for General Fiction + Historical Fiction + In Time of War & The Effects of War + 1940s & '50s

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  • A Meal in Winter: A Novel of World War II
    Hubert Mingarelli
    Hardcover: 07/05/2016
     
    A miniature masterpiece, this is the spare, stunning story of three soldiers who share a meal with their ...
  • Crooked Heart
    Lissa Evans
    Paperback: 07/05/2016
     
    Paper Moon meets the Blitz in this original black comedy, set in World War II England, chronicling an unlikely...
  • Everyone Brave is Forgiven
    Chris Cleave
    Hardcover: 05/03/2016
     
    From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three ...
  • City of Secrets
    Stewart O'Nan
    Hardcover: 04/26/2016
     
    From master storyteller Stewart O'Nan, a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in ...
  • Girl in the Blue Coat
    Monica Hesse
    Hardcover: 04/05/2016
     
    Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying ...
  • An Unrestored Woman
    Shobha Rao
    Hardcover: 03/15/2016
     
    The twelve paired stories in Shobha Rao's An Unrestored Woman trace their origins to the formation of India ...
  • Too Bad to Die
    Francine Mathews
    Paperback: 03/15/2016
     
    A tense and enthralling historical thriller in which British Naval Intelligence officer Ian Fleming attempts ...

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