2020 Reviews · historical fiction · new release · war

New Release Book Review: The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

Title: The Lost Lights of St Kilda Author: Elisabeth Gifford Published: March 31st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars 1927: When Fred Lawson takes a summer job on St Kilda, little does he realise that he has joined the last community to ever live on that beautiful, isolated island. Only three years… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elisabeth Gifford

2018 Reviews · historical fiction

Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford

Title: The Good Doctor of Warsaw Author: Elisabeth Gifford Published: February 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin (Atlantic/Corvus) Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Set in the ghettos of wartime Warsaw, this is a sweeping, poignant and heartbreaking tale, based on the true story of one of World War II’s quiet heroes – Dr Janusz Korczak. ‘You do not leave… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Doctor of Warsaw by Elisabeth Gifford