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Tamar

A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal

by Mal Peet

Tamar
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    Jan 2007, 432 pages
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    Sep 2008, 432 pages

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A masterful story of adventure, love, secrets, and betrayal in time of war, both past and present

The challenge of having young people review books tends not to be in getting them to read the book in the first place but wrestling a review out of them afterwards - so we knew Tamar must be something special when our 14-year-old reviewer voluntarily delivered his opinion within minutes of completing the book .......

"Tamar is an wonderful meld of fact and fiction. Based in Second World War Holland, it is an amazing tale of romance, espionage and betrayal. It keeps you second guessing what is happening until the end. Tamar makes you feel as if you are in the Second World War, experiencing the horrors of raids and rationing. Overall Tamar is an astounding book. It also made me really think about the arguments and counter arguments for each ...

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