Calling All Great Writers by David H Headley

DHH Literary Agency

It is a new year and I am looking for exciting new clients. I have been thinking about some of the books that I wished I had represented and I thought that I would share them with you so that you may get an idea of the kind of books that I am looking for.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – Rachel Joyce

I love this book so much. It’s about turning the ordinary of every day life into the extraordinary, and universally meaningful. Rachel Joyce really understands humanity and has got to the heart of human relationships and that need for fulfillment. (I might actually start crying as I write thinking about it again). It’s about the small moments in life that we all experience, which change the course of our existence. I remember sitting down to read it, it took me five hours and I didn’t move…

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Tying Down The Lion by Joanna Campbell @PygmyProse @Publising_talk #HistFic #TuesdayBookBlog

Rosie Amber

Tying Down The LionTying Down The Lion by Joanna Campbell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Tying Down The Lion is a historical fiction book set in the late 1960’s in Berlin during the Cold War. It is also the story of life in Berlin for Eleora a young Jewish girl who spent years being hidden from the Nazi’s. Plus there is a third storyline, one of Jacqueline Bishop and her family surviving together, learning secrets and growing up.

Jacqueline and her family are about to set off for a holiday to Berlin in a dilapidated car. It’s 1967 and fourteen year old Jacqueline will document the visit as part of a school project about contrasts. Bridget wants to return to Berlin, her homeland to visit her two sisters. Sisters who have been torn apart by the Berlin Wall which separates East from West.

The Bishop family squash into the car, Mum, Dad…

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