Page Turners

Here is a list of books that have been shared on KMA's Page Turners with the Shenandoah Public Library.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

KILLING ROMMEL—Steven Pressfield—A terrific historical novel describing the primarily British campaign in North Africa against Rommel during the early part of WWII. Only the hero (and a few other details) are fictitious; the remainder researched thoroughly and written fluidly. I’ve read descriptions of many things, but before this, not the desert. Pressfield describes it well, the cold of nights to the furnace of heat in the day—sand types—sky types, all mixed in with the exigencies of men dealing with military hardware in such a climate—and against such a determined, incredibly chivalrous enemy. Excellent


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