Tag Archives: Alfred Dreyfus

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Robert Harris has written an amazing novelization of the factual events from the 1895 trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused spy in the French military, to his final vindication in 1906 when the decision of the Rennes verdict of the Supreme … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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To Live Out Loud by Paulette Mahurin

This is an extremely compelling fictionalization of the story of convicted French spy/traitor, Alfred Dreyfus (Jan. 1895), and the part in his exoneration played by French author/journalist, Émile Zola.  Dreyfus, a French Jew, had climbed up in the military at … Continue reading

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Potpourri 20

Well, if you’re a follower of my blog, you will know that I’ve been devouring everything I can about Nelle Harper Lee of To Kill a Mockingbird fame.  For the past two weeks, with the exception of my regular Mystery … Continue reading

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