Title: German House, The
Authors: Hess, Annette
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 327
Year: 2019
Language: English
Description: It is 1963 and life is on the up and up for twenty-four-year-old Eva Bruhns. But when she is appointed as a translator at the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials, she is abruptly exposed to Germany's war history, calling into question everything she thinks she knows about her country, her family and herself.

Unique in its perspective, this is a compelling coming-of-age story with a courageous and memorable heroine intent on confronting the truth.

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"A very compelling plot. Very readable with an interesting mystery to unravel."

"It is written in a way that grips the reader, feeding information in a way that makes you want to keep reading."

"An interesting perspective of post-war Germany and the attitudes of its citizens."

"It's an important topic and is well covered."

"A different approach to a well-recorded piece of history. It makes the reader wonder what they would have done in the same situation."

"A very good read and great food for thought."

"The novel depicts an interesting picture of Germany in the 1960s and of post-war views of the horrors of the Holocaust."

Categories: Fiction, War theme, Grief/loss, Historical, Human Rights, Tragedy/disaster, Translation, Germany, 2022 Titles - Coming Soon


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