The Postmistress

The PostmistressCDs, 9 CDs, 11 hours What would happen if someone did the unthinkable and didn t deliver a letter Filled with stunning parallels to today, The Postmistress is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women and of two countries torn apart by war.

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City of Women

City of WomenIt is 1943 the height of the Second World War and Berlin has essentially become a city of women In this page turning novel, David Gillham explores what happens to ordinary people thrust into extraordinary times, and how the choices they make can be the difference between life and death It is

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Eva's Cousin

Eva's CousinBerchtesgaden, Germany, is a beautiful place, set among the gentle meadow clad hills rising to the sheer heights of bare Alpine peaks It is here where an elderly woman arrives and recollects her past and her peripheral role in a chapter of world history She walks along a beaten path, which has

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The Baker's Daughter

The Baker's DaughterA routine interview between a reporter and an elderly baker brings out memories of darker times her life in Germany during that last bleak year of WWII As their lives become intertwined, all are forced to confront the uncomfortable truths of the past and seek out the courage to forgive In

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Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)

Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families American, German, Russian, English, Welsh enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great

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The Nightingale

The NightingaleIn love we find out who we want to be In war we find out who we are France, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade Francebut invade they do, in droves of marching

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Motherland

MotherlandMotherland is inspired by stories from the author s father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years It is the author s attempt to reckon with the paradox of her father a product of her grandparents fiercely protective love

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The Paris Architect

The Paris ArchitectLike most gentiles in Nazi occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for Jews, Lucien struggles with the choice of risking his life for a cause he doesn t really believe in.

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The Book Thief

The Book ThiefIt is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier, and will be busier still By her brother s graveside, Liesel s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow It is The Gravedigger s Handbook, left behind there by accident,

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