You are here: Homepage > Archive > Scottish Readers

Scottish Readers

< back | Homepage

Books tagged with "chilling"

 
Fatboy and the Dancing Ladies by Michael Holman

Fatboy and the Dancing Ladies

By Michael Holman

Ferdinand was the youngest boy ever to become senior kitchen toto at State House. But disloyalty to Kuwisha's Life President Ngwazi Nduka has cost him his prestigious job and he has been humiliated by being stripped of his name. Henceforth, he will be known as Fatboy. A chilling tale of hope and loss!

Borrow / Agree or disagree?

War of the Rats by David Robbins

War of the Rats

By David Robbins

Two snipers hunt each other amidst the ruins of Stalingrad in 1942. As winter sets in the Russians create a crack sniper school to pick off the officers and thwart the German advance. If you’re a fan of the epic wartime suspense thriller, Enemy at the Gates, you will enjoy this.

Borrow / Agree or disagree?

The Villa, The Lake, The Meeting: Wannsee and the Final Solution by Mark Roseman

The Villa, The Lake, The Meeting: Wannsee and the Final Solution

By Mark Roseman

A chilling and revealing well-researched account of the historic meeting at Lake Wannsee and the background to the Nazi protocols which suggested the Final Solution to the ‘Jewish Problem’. This is a serious read for anyone intrigued and appalled by issues of racial purity, ethnic cleansing and genocide.

Borrow / Agree or disagree?

Mayada: daugher of Iraq by  Jean Sasson

Mayada: daugher of Iraq

By Jean Sasson

True life story of one Iraqi woman’s horrific experience of life inside Saddam Hussain’s notorious Balaiyat prison. As you might expect, this is a tale of torture and terror.

Borrow / Agree or disagree?

Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the final solution in Poland by Christopher R Browning

Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the final solution in Poland

By Christopher R Browning

They were not monsters, although what they did was monstrous. They were just ordinary men, doing a job in wartime. But the job involved butchering 6,000,000 Jews. This is the story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 and its role in the Final Solution. A disturbing view of humanity, and what ordinary people are capable of doing.

Borrow / Agree or disagree?

1 2 3 4