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Posts under ‘1940's’


Some eligible books are listed first. If you have reviewed an 1940’s book, please provide it courtesy of Mr. Linky below after January 1. An example would be: 1984 (Michelle) in the first field, and then the url in the second field.

1940: Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
1940: For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
1940: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
1940: The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
1940: The Problem of Pain by CS Lewis
1941: Ficciones, Jorge Luis Borges
1941: Frenchman’s Creek, du Maurier
1941: Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
1941: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
1941: Methuselah’s Children by Robert Heinlein
1941: Random Harvest by James Hilton
1942: Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1942: Embers, by Sandor Marai
1942: The Robe by Lloyd C Douglas
1942: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
1942: The Stranger by Albert Camus
1943: Adam of the Road, by Elizabeth Janet Gray
1943: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
1943: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
1943: Perelandra by C.S. Lewis
1943: These Happy Golden Years (1943) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
1943: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
1944: A Bell for Adano by John Hersey
1944: The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
1945: Animal Farm by George Orwell
1945: Brideshead Revisited
1945: The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
1945: The Small Rain by Madeleine L’Engle
1945: That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis
1946: All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
1946: First Term at Malory Towers by Enid Blyton
1947: Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann
1947: The Pearl by John Steinbeck
1948: Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton
1948: Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon
1948: The Plague by Albert Camus

Decades ‘07 Reviews:
1984 - George Orwell (Duck Thief)
Animal Farm by George Orwell (Joy)
Barometer Rising by Hugh MacLennan (Booklogged)
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh) (Teabird)
Dirty Snow by Georges Simenon (Thomas)
The Door in the Wall by Marguerite deAngeli (3M)
Embers, by Sandor Marai (HeidiJane)
For Whom The Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway (Caribousmom)
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (3M)
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren (3M)
Random Harvest by James Hilton (Framed)

The Stranger, Albert Camus (Raidergirl3)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (3M)

2008 reviews:

1. Joy (Call it Courage)
2. LizzySiddal (The Power and The Glory)
3. Becky (Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder)
4. Becky (Little Town on the Prairie)
5. Becky (These Happy Golden Years)
6. Becky (Adam of the Road)
7. Aria (Perelandra)
8. Love (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept)
9. Becky (The Moffats)
10. writer2b (The Ill-Made Knight)
11. SuziQoregon (City Boy)
12. Becky (My Father\’s Dragon)
13. Juli (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn)
14. Maria (Diary of a Young Girl)
15. 3M (Embers)
16. Joanna (Animal Farm)
17. pussreboots (The Middle Moffat)
18. pussreboots (The Heart of the Matter)
19. Framed (Dandelion Wine)
20. Poodlerat (And Be a Villain)
21. Wendy (Independent People)
22. pussreboots (Miracle on 34th Street)
23. pussreboots (Cannery Row)
24. pussreboots (Image of Josephine)
25. Nicola (Homer Price)
26. pussreboots (Peachblossom)
27. pussreboots (A Bell for Adano)
28. Jan in Edmonds (The Portable Oscar Wilde)
29. Lisa (Animal Farm)