E.R. Punshon’s Crossword Mystery and the Nazis

This was part of my History Honours, in 2004. Britain in the 1930s is often typified as ignorant of the situation in Nazi Germany.  E.R. Punshon’s Crossword Mystery (1934) discusses the Terror: anti-Semitism, concentration camps and brutal oppression.  Would Punshon’s readership (the educated middle-class) have known of these things by the book’s publication in June … Continue reading E.R. Punshon’s Crossword Mystery and the Nazis

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