In the second novel entitled “Hollow City” we follow the peculiar children who have now escaped the loop of September 3rd 1940 now exiting into a war zone. Adrift in small boats, clutching small and precious possessions saved from the destroyed orphanage (including a door knob) and the hurt Miss Peregrine (in bird form) –Continue reading “Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children book 2 – Hollow city”
Poorly shod and poorly clad, they march away beneath his banners, ofttimes with no better arms than a sickle or a sharpened hoe, or a maul they made themselves by lashing a stone to a stick with strips of hide. Brothers march with brothers, sons with fathers, friends with friends. They’ve heard the songs andContinue reading “The truth about War – from Game of Thrones book 4”
In a very simple and sparse language Crane succeeds in conveying the battle waged in Henry Fleming’s mind (dreaming of heroism but confronted with cruelty and horror), and he does it with tremendous impact. So small a book yet so powerful, this is a gem everyone should read.