Black Dove, White Raven
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I loved this book. It starts off slowly, and I started off slowly, bits at a time. It's not a book you read while the radio or TV is on. It requires effort, but it's well worth it. All the characters come alive. Here's the blurb: "Em and Teo are the children of stunt pilots Rhoda and Delia, who ...
Black Dove, White Raven is a total letdown for me. I absolutely adored the audio books for Code Name Verity and Rose Under Fire and was expecting a lot from Elizabeth Wein's new one. I really didn't love the narration of the audio book. The intensity of the first two was sorely missing in this book....
As I’ve been thinking about this book, I’ve been very aware of the fact that I am white and American, and that Elizabeth Wein is white and American-born, and that this book is set in Ethiopia during the reign of Emperor Haile Selassie and the lead-up to the Italian-Ethiopian war of 1935-6. I am far ...