In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl

A quick rundown… Iris reflects back on her time as a nurse in a Scottish hospital in WWI France, while her granddaughter Grace has issues of her own to deal with. Strengths: A piece of history I didn't know about plus I was really moved by Iris and Grace. Weaknesses: I guessed what was going... Continue Reading →

The World of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes

A quick rundown… The companion guide to Series One and Two of the English drama, set in prior and during WWI. Strengths: Beautiful photographs and a deep insight into the life and times of the Edwardian era. Weaknesses: May give away a couple of plot points (e.g. a new character) – but spoilers are kept... Continue Reading →

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