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Jennifer Robson Recommends WW1 Reading

Bestselling Author Jennifer Robson's latest is Goodnight From London, which takes place in 1940, but a few years back she shared this list of WW1 Reads with us. She first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National War Memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. A former copy editor, she holds a doctorate in British economic and social history from the University of Oxford. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and young children. **** "Although the characters in my debut novel, Somewhere in France, are all British, and the events I depict take place entirely in England and France, my earliest encounters with the Great War took place almost entirely through the pages of Canadian novels and the work of Canadian historians. The following is a short and by no means exhaustive list of some of the books that have influenced me and continue to sustain my interest in the First World War."

by Kerry Clare · Tagged ww1, jennifer robson, somewhere in france