John Garth. Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle Earth. London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2003. Never let it be said I'm not willing to go the extra mile for this blog! Actually, I read this last year and it's well worth having, not only for Tolkien fans but also as an examination of a different form of postwar literary disenchantment than the usual.

Philip Ziegler. London At War: 1939-1945. London: Pimlico, 2002. A spontaneous purchase because of a single page which will come in handy for an article. But also useful for describing wartime London before and after the Blitz, something I tend to neglect.

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