• An Island At War

An Island At War

An Island At War

( from 245 reviews )
  • Author
    Deborah Carr
  • Publisher
    Harpercollins Uk
  • Publication date
    25 June 2021

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Book Detail

  • Book Title

    An Island At War

  • Author

    Deborah Carr

  • Date Published

    25 June 2021

  • Publisher

    Harpercollins Uk

  • Pages

    400 pages

  • ISBN

    9780008436292

Book Description

A moving historical novel inspired by the German occupation of the Channel Islands during WW2. This is a story of courage, resilience and everyday acts of defiance from ordinary people forced to live in an extraordinary time.

June 1940

While her little sister Rosie is sent to the UK to keep her safe from the invading German army, Estelle Le Maistre is left behind on Jersey to help her grandmother run the family farm. When the Germans occupy the island, everything changes and Estelle and the islanders must face the reality of life under Nazi rule.

Interspersed with diary entries from Rosie back on the mainland, the novel is also inspired by real life stories from the author’s own family who were both on the island during the occupation and in London during the Blitz and is a true testament to the courage and bravery of the islanders.

Readers are loving An Island at War:

‘A ‘mesmerizing’ story of a island captured by the Nazi's in World War II’ Debbie

‘I fell head over heels in love with this book...It brings to light strong female characters, who have bravery and courage to stand up for themselves and for what is right’ Jenny

‘I loved getting to know the characters and truly experiencing their rather unique predicament...a fascinating read to those who enjoy WWII fiction’ Denise

‘Absorbing and full of emotion, compassion and wisdom’ Joan

‘Very well written and a great curl up with a cuppa and get lost in the story kind of book’ Gill

‘Will pull at your heartstrings...beautifully written’ Louise

‘The story was much more meaningful knowing it was written by someone that was from the island...I enjoyed reading about the beautiful island and the community that stuck together to help each other’ Shirley

‘It ticked the boxes of love, family, strength, and character and I would recommend it for others looking for an engaging historical fiction read’ Stacey

‘An emotional story of how life changed for the residents of Jersey during the German occupation’ Ethel

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