The Washington Post’s “Top 10 Most Noteworthy Books for May”

- https://www.washingtonpost.com/books/2024/05/01/best-new-books-may/

Hollywood legend Lena Browning has long guarded her past as a resistance fighter in World War II,but someone is threatening to expose her secret. Once known as Bina Blonski,the blonde stage actress concealed her Jewish identity in wartime Poland until she was outed and sent to the Warsaw Ghetto, where her acting skills helped her carve out an identity as a spy, and she became a fighter and an assassin. With strong female characters and telling historical details, Barr’s powerful novel of Bina’s evolution to Golden Age movie star will resonate with historical fiction fans. (Harper Paperbacks, May 28)

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Posted in News & Other Writings on May 4, 2024