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#AtoZChallenge – Stories from A Time of War – The English Patient April 5, 2018

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Feb 23, 1945, photographer Joe Rosenthal

This month in the April A to Z Challenge, you’ll read a common phrase in my posts.  This phrase is “this novel is one of the best stories I’ve ever read”.  The war and the people who experienced it have stories to tell and these stories are so overwhelming they lend themselves to greatness.  I encourage you to sample some of these stories.  I promise you will not regret taking the time.  To help me develop an alphabetical list for this challenge, I used Goodreads.com.  Do you know that there are 883 fiction 480 nonfiction books on the website’s Listopia as voted on by members?  That is a lot of stories and facts just waiting for us to explore.


Today for the letter E, I decided on the English Patient by Michael Ondaatje.

The English Patient was a Booker Prize-winning novel that…

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