Tag: history

Review: Risuko by David Kudler

Can One Girl Win A War? Though Japan has been devastated by a century of civil war, Risuko just wants to climb trees. Growing up far from the battlefields and court intrigues, the fatherless girl finds herself pulled into a plot that may reunite…

The Cattle King by Ion L. Idriess

The Cattle King by Ion L. Idriess. First published in 1936 (my edition re-published 2013). At the age of 13 Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and…