Books tagged: War & Military

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A Song from Faraway

By Deni Béchard

A time warp into the strange and painful life of men past, present, and future.

The second time Andrew sees his half-brother, Hugh, is at their father's funeral. Andrew has little interest in the father with whom he grew up, but Hugh, who looks like a country-rock star, is fascinated ... Read more

Bird's Eye View

By Elinor Florence

A Toronto Star Bestseller!Rose, a Canadian intelligence officer in Britain in World War II, struggles with conflicting feelings about the war and a superior’s attention.

Rose Jolliffe is an idealistic young woman living on a farm with her family in Saskatchewan. After Canada ... Read more

Black Bread

By Emili Teixidor
Translated by Peter Bush

In the rough hill country of rural Catalonia, the Spanish Civil War is over and the villagers live under occupation by the fascist Civil Guard. With his father in jail, facing possible execution as a subversive, and his mother working long hours in a factory, eleven-year-old ... Read more


By Garry Ryan

When youngSharon Lacey travels from Canada to England in the spring of 1940 in search ofthe father she never knew, she finds herself called upon to participate in amuch larger and more dangerous mission. For at eighteen, she is a gifted flierin an England desperate for pilots ... Read more

Bonk on the Head

By John-James Ford

Winner of the 2006 Ottawa Book Award for English Fiction

Bonk on the Head is the fictional account of a young man's strange and gruelling journey through military indoctrination, and the strange and gruelling family life that drives him to it. Author John-James Ford, himself a ... Read more


By Lesleyanne Ryan

WINNER OF THE 2011 Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers, Lesleyanne Ryan’s debut novel, Braco, takes place over the five days fol¬lowing the fall of Srebrenica in 1995. The narrative follows the perspectives of Bosnian civilians, UN Peacekeepers, Serbian and Bosnian soldiers, ... Read more