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Book Recommendation: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

Book Recommendation: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson

 

The Summer Before the War (2016) is the new book by The New York Times bestselling author Helen Simonson. The time is 1914 and the setting is East Sussex in England as the local residents face the challenges at the beginning of World War I. Dolores and I enjoyed this novel and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about this book and the author. 

 

The New York Times review of The Summer Before the War

 

 

 

 

Impatiens, Longwood Gardens, Flowers IMG_3165

Photograph by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot G11 Camera.

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

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