Comment, Reviews, Mentions
Gripping spy thriller and family saga,
from the Cold War to the care home.
Combines the emotion and drama of a family saga with the nail-biting
excitement of a thriller, and combines the two perfectly. It’s a
multi-layered novel which deals with many issues but also manages to be a
page-turner. There are some beautiful passages of writing, too. Highly
recommended. - Mike Gerrard [Read
This could have been one of your
Immersive and elegant story... The possibility that the central character
could have been one of your own family adds a level of intrigue that I found
fascinating. The ‘care of the elderly’ dimension makes it all the more
poignant and tender to read, if a little harrowing at times, and anyone with
parents in that period in their life will identify with the trials and
tribulations they face. An excellent read. - Terry Marsh
“This remarkable novel... engaging and
This remarkable novel spans decades of a complex life, encompassing war,
love, family, friendships and old age... holding the reader's attention
throughout. Very engaging and beautifully written. - Emma Klein, in the
Journal of the Association of Jewish
A story about England...
Riveting. The author has created
a character about whose past and future the reader becomes more and more
vividly curious and interested. I could not put it down. - Gerald Rabie [Read
A fascinating story at many
I love the way Mrs Rosen's wartime and post war experiences are intertwined with her decline in old age. A page-turner.
the generational divide.
No one knows what great courage Mrs Rosen has
shown, and what great things she achieved, and she will not speak of them.
Much of The Unknown Mrs Rosen is set in and around the New Forest.
The Lymington-based author and travel writer
often draws inspiration from the local area. - The Lymington Times
full profile and review]
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