Author Dennis John Roberts Offers a True-to-Life Story of Survival and Hope

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“Blitz Baby” vividly narrates the life of a WWII survivor and the sacrifices and pains he courageously surpassed.

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Author Dennis John Roberts pens a tale about endurance and fortitude in his compelling memoir, Blitz Baby. Boldly narrating his not-so-normal upbringing, his unhappy childhood and the sufferings he had to overcome during World War II, Roberts bravely fights the demons of his past and sheds light and inspiration to his readers.

The life of Roberts turllned upside-down the day the war erupted in Birmingham. In his early years, he had experienced sleeping on a cot and having limited food and clothes. Roberts also suffered the discrimination and ridicule of his parents. He was often regarded to as the black sheep of the family. Nevertheless, amidst all these experiences, Roberts still managed to stand up and survive through it all.

Through his enriching journey, he shares that he has always considered life to be an inspiration. Breaking free from the barriers, he is determined to ‘rise from the ashes’ despite what life throws at him.

A story of a man’s trials and pains during World War II, Blitz Baby is symbolic tool that represents Robert’s emancipation from guilt, regret and tribulations. It is a narrative that depicts the truth behind the pains and suffering that mankind goes through. For Roberts, he may have experienced the tumultuous life during the war but the lessons and insights he had learned had made him a stronger and more resilient person.

Poignant and heartrending, this book shares what it is like to live at a time of war and uncertainty. Touching readers to their very cores, this literary masterpiece significantly shows how life, amidst its many ups and downs, still unfolds its true purpose and meaning in the end.

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About the Author
Dennis John Roberts lives happily on his own. He is 73 and a half years old and loves to do bowling, dancing and playing tennis with his friends. He is also a member of the British Legion. Roberts believes that after being divorced to his wife two years ago, he has now the freedom to do whatever he desires and likes. He aims to take one step at a time in life and agrees on the saying ‘Along with success comes failure in more ways than one.’

Blitz Baby * by Dennis John Roberts
Publication Date: November 20, 2012
Trade Paperback; £9.99; 60 pages; 978-1-4797-4629-3
Trade Hardback; £19.99; 60 pages; 978-1-4797-4630-9
Ebook; £3.99; 978-1-4797-4631-6

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