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I like this as a historical novel about the house (which is real) through the last century's political upheavals in Europe. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Julie
mr mawer is an extraordinary writer. Although many authors have a facility to create a time and place, Mawer has, in addition to that facility, the ambition to research a... Read morePublished 22 days ago by bushy's opinion
A well written moving tragic story about the plight of Jews before and during WW2 in Czechoslovakia, which has resonance for the present refugee crisis in Europe. Read morePublished 1 month ago by A. STYLE
Wonderful blend of complexly drawn characters, history, and architecture. The Glass Room, designed as a modernist temple
to rationalism becomes the backdrop for characters... Read more
I would recommend this book to someone who enjoyed historical fiction.Published 1 month ago by GARY W WATKINS
A wonderful book, displaying a historical perspective of the tumult in Europe during the first half of the 29th century, and a sensitive description of life and love of people torn... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David