FeedARead author books in the press this week - FeedARead.com
The Guardian review:
From the back streets of Leeds to fighting through Germany - Born at the Wrong Time: the biography of Cyril James by Dave Foxton, published by FeadAread.com View book
Leeds tailor Cyril James was "born at the wrong time" - his father was in the trenches in World War I and he served throughout the second war, from the retreat from France to the occupation of Germany. Alan Sykes delights in a new biography which tells the remarkable story of an 'ordinary man'. View book
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'Running with Crows - The Life and Death of a Black and Tan' featuring in UK's 'Family Tree magazine'
It is 1921. In Ireland a war of bloody reprisals wages between Republican volunteers and Royal Irish Constabulary. The RIC, their ranks augmented by Great War veterans - dubbed the Black & Tans - faces daily ambushes and sieges. Outrages are perpetrated by both sides in this struggle for and independent Ireland. Meanwhile, in Dublin's Mountjoy Gaol, Constable William Mitchell awaits execution for the murder, in a sleepy Wicklow town, of respected magistrate Robert Dixon. View book