Book Review Dominion CJ Sansom

So I don’t always read love stories. I love gritty thrillers and Dominion is certainly one of those. We are introduced to a dystopian world of 1950s Britain where the Nazis won the war. Britain is now a satellite state of Germany with fascists in power. Churchill is in hiding, heading the Resistance. The atmosphere of a grim, downtrodden London is wonderfully evoked with foggy peasoupers aplenty. Civil servant, David, has started to work for the resistance and is given the task of getting his old university scientist friend Frank to the USA before the Germans find his secrets.
This is a chunky well written novel which builds suspense slowly but then becomes more fast paced towards the end. The characters have depth and are credible. The sense of place is wonderful. I really enjoyed this book.


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