The Golden Peacock Nazis, WWII, world War II, Holocaust, Holocaust survivors
1990s, books, WWII

The Golden Peacock is a bit of an odd bird

The Golden Peacock, by Lauren B. Grossman is billed as a story of the Holocaust, and the author calls it “faction” — a blend of history and fiction. It’s unclear how much of this story is true, and it would be interesting to find out, but it contains a good…

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Gong Li and Jeremy Irons in Chinese Box
1990s

Chinese Box — A Bit of a Puzzle

Chinese Box is a story of what happened when the British left Hong Kong in 1997. Technically, it’s not a historical film, since it was released that year. But it is centered around an historic event, so I decided to include it. The film is definitely dated. It’s interesting to…

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