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Thrillers Set During WWII

The Second World War inspired a slew of timeless literature from people who lived through one of the most the most devastating conflicts in human history: from Arthur Koestler‘s novels, to the journalist Alan Moorehead’s classic account of the Desert War, and Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel My Father Bleeds History. Years later, the 1939-1945 war …Read More

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Books set in Ho Chi Minh City

photograph from above of fruit and veg markets on boats in ho chi minh city, vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam. After the war in 1976, it was renamed after Ho Chi Minh, the revolutionary leader. While no longer a colonial outpost under an oppressive occupational regime, the …Read More