Mavis's Shoe - Sue Reid Sexton Reviews
Description:ISBN 1849341052 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Sue Reid Sexton / Paperback / 424 Pages / Book is published 2011-03-01 by Waverley Books Ltd
Newest Review: ... the bombs rain down Lenny runs up and down their local streets desperately trying to find Mavis and then her Mum too, who had ... more
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A compelling novel about the trauma of the Clydebank Blitz during ...
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by - written on 18/01/13 (Very useful, 85 readings)
I read a review of Mavis's Shoe by Sue Reid Sexton last year and immediately put it onto my Amazon wish list as it looked as though it would be a book that would have an impact on me. And low and behold on Christmas Day there is was under the tree. I had not heard of the author before and looking at the book I can see no indication of her having published anything prior to this which was released in 2011. It seems that she has since written a dramatisation of the book which has been performed. I am sure that she will be an author that we will hear plenty more from in the future as this is a truly moving and brilliantly written book. **Just ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/11, updated on 07/08/11 (Very useful, 93 readings)
My grandfather loved to talk about the war - so much so I honestly think he often hand twinges of nostalgia for those years at times. He was in the Home Guard in Glasgow - having to stay at home due to the work he did for the GPO as a telephone engineer. He would frequently tell us about Rudolf Hess' plane landing in a field in Eaglesham in May 1941. My grandfather never saw Hess but he was responsible for guarding Hess' plane in the aftermath of his capture and as such he cut a small piece of metal from it to keep as a souvenir for himself. I can still see it in my mind's eye - my grandfather having written "he who HESS-itates is not lost" on ... Read the complete review
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