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Noah's Castle

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by John Rowe Townsend

A FAMILY FIGHTS TO SURVIVE AS ENGLAND STARVES... The coming winter was going to be a bad one - and not because of the weather. Sixteen-year-old Barry Mortimer's life turns upside down when his father suddenly moves the family from their comfortable … see full wiki

Author: John Rowe Townsend
Publisher: October Mist Publishing
2 reviews about Noah's Castle
review by . July 19, 2010
The geographic location is England but the historical setting is Germany in the early 1920's. Without giving any real explanation for the cause, the author projects a bout of hyperinflation in England, where the pound rapidly loses its' value. Little is said about the rest of the world, but what clues we are given indicate that the hyperinflation is localized in England.   Norman Mortimer is a businessman that anticipates the coming economic storm and suddenly relocates his family to a …
review by . July 19, 2010
I was recently contacted by a publisher asking if I was interested in reading a title that they had available. The book was Noah's Castle by John Rowe Townsend. This offer came from the review I did of One Second After, and Noah's Castle walks in the same general genre. Even though this was initially released in 1975 and was targeted as a young adult offering, it aged well and speaks to all readers regardless of age. I found myself reading "just one more chapter", and this morning I'm suffering …
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