Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Publish date: January 23rd 2007
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Spy Thriller
, World War II
I definitely had to push my way through this. It's really unnecessarily long. The writing style bothered me quite a bit, short choppy sentences. Tamar is a soldier in WWII. Tamar, a young girl years later finds a box left by her grandfather. Hoping to find secrets and discover truths she heads of...
The operations of the S.O.E in Europe have been the stuff not just of historical studies but of films, novels, and television series. Most of these take place in occupied France for some reason. It is, therefore, wonderful to read a book that takes place in the Netherlands.Peet has done his resear...
11/27/2010 This is an interesting blend of literary novel, historical fiction, love story, and mystery. Perhaps one of the beauties of h.f. is that simply provides the setting, with space for many other genre forms. I did find the fly-leaf description to be a bit misleading, focusing as it does on ...
This was Michael's book report selection for a novel about World War II. The book switches back and forth between the present and 1945. The main character, a teenage girl, Tamar, is shaken by the apparent suicide of her grandfather. He was a member of the Dutch resistance during the war and had t...
I read this book back in '07/08, because I (luckily) lived next door to Mal Peet and he gave me a copy a couple of days after publishing and I absolutely loved it.It is a beautiful story of love, betrayal and life of two soldiers during WWII. I'd give it a shot if I were you.
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