I really enjoyed The Art Forger in 2015, even though it looks like I never took time to review it. So I requested The Muraliston Netgalley shortly after, and finally read it… last February! High time to review it!!
Not sure why this procrastination, as I really enjoyed both books of the author. They are both historical mysteries based on art, totally my alley.
Even though you may not know too much about WW2, I assume you have heard about Kristallnacht, a series of coordinated deadly attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria on 9–10 November 1938. But you may ignore that it is said to have been organized as a response to the shooting of Ernst vom Rath, a Nazi diplomat in France, by a Jewish teenager, Herschel Grynszpan. In Everyone Has Their Reasons, Herschel himself writes letters about his life and about what led to his act. This is a unique historical novel, in form and content. Click to continue reading