When young Uldolf discovers an injured and frightened young woman in the woods, he brings her to live with his adoptive family. But Lilly is not quite human, and the danger is greater than they can possibly imagine.
- Author:Swann, S. AndrewSummary:
- Author:Fallada, HansSummary:
Wolf Among Wolves is a sprawling saga of the collapse of a culture - its economy and government - and the common man's struggle to survive it all. Set in Weimar Germany soon after Germany's catastrophic loss of World War I,...
- Author:Kerr, JudithSummary:
In 1933, nine-year-old Anna is too young to worry about Adolf Hitler and about being Jewish in pre-war Berlin. Suddenly, however, everything changes..
- Author:Starritt, AlexanderSummary:
This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...
- Author:Engel, DavidSummary:
In this course, Professor David Engel of New York University examines the encounter between Germany's Third Reich and the Jews of the twenty European countries that fell under Nazi domination between 1933 and 1945.
- Author:Drake, AnthonySummary:
On a dank and foggy November evening in 1796 a Royal Mail Coach on its way from Hull to York is stopped by two highwaymen. One of the passengers is abducted. Two weeks later the headless body of a man is discovered beneath a hedge in...
- Author:Kacer, KathySummary:
The true story of the ship St. Louis, which left Germany in May 1939 full of Jewish passengers seeking refuge in Cuba. Denied port in Cuba, the US, and finally Canada, the St. Louis was forced to return Europe, where many passengers...
- Author:Neuhaus, Tom.Summary:
- Author:Schlink, BernhardSummary:
Schlink offers the tale of old friends who come together for a remarkable reunion. One of the group is a convicted murderer and terrorist, fresh out of prison and joined by his devoted sister. But another guest has remained true to the...
- Author:Kerr, PhilipSummary:
"Once I'd been a good detective in Kripo, but that was a while ago, before the criminals wore smart gray uniforms and nearly everyone locked up was innocent." Being a Berlin cop in 1942 was a little like putting down...
- Author:Forsyth, FrederickSummary:
This extrapolation from reality into terror explores how a carefree young German freelance journalist came to send an anonymous packet to the Ministry of Justice revealing the identities of former members of Hitler's dreaded SS.
- Author:Dietrich, JohnSummary:
Contrary to what is often reported in history books, the Morgenthau Plan was a major element in postwar planning led by Washington, before the war was even over. This book traces the roles played by Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of...
- Author:Glueckel, of HamelnSummary:
Begun in 1690, this diary of a forty-four-year-old German Jewish widow, mother of fourteen children, tells how she guided the financial and personal destinies of her children, how she engaged in trade, ran her own factory, and promoted...
- Author:Boll, HeinrichSummary:
- Author:Puchner, MartinSummary:
Centuries ago in middle Europe, a coded language appeared, scrawled in graffiti and spoken only by people who were wiz (in the know). This hybrid language, dubbed Rotwelsch, facilitated survival for people in flight - whether escaping...
- Author:Timm, UweSummary:
- Author:Cherny, AndreiSummary:
Cherny tells the gripping saga of a rag-tag band of Americans--with limited resources and little hope for success--keeping West Berliners alive in the face of Soviet tyranny, winning the hearts and minds of former enemies, and giving...
- Author:Keun, IrmgardSummary:
- Author:Bass, KarenSummary:
When Canadian teen Delora James finds herself banished to Germany for the summer, reading the professor's old journals seems like a good time- waster. Once Del begins to read the translated diary of Garda - a teenager in World War II,...
- Author:Klein, Aaron J.Summary:
The first full account, based on access to key players who have never before spoken, of the Munich Massacre and the Israeli response-a lethal, top secret, thirty-year-long antiterrorism campaign to track down the killers.