Pittenweem Library reviews

Review: The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson
The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson

Review: The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson

This book is available from the Library This is a story about an artist grandmother and her six-year-old granddaughter Sophia, spending their summer(s) on a tiny island in the Gulf of Finland. Sophia’s mother has died, but there is only one brief mention of this, even if it remains a shadow in the background of the story. It’s a short…

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Review: The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz, by Jeremy Dronfield
The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

Review: The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz, by Jeremy Dronfield

This book is available from the Library It is not a plot spoiler to say from the outset that both father and son survive the horrors of the death camps; we are told this in the Foreword. This true story is based on historical sources, on the very detailed research of all the archives available, and on the diary of…

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