Summary

Austria, 1938. Anne von Korvacs watches in horror as Hitler's tanks roll through the streets of Vienna. Her embittered ex-husband, now a fervent supporter of the Reich, is among the cavalcade. He is burning with hatred for Anne, seeing her as a symbol of the old Austrian empire he once served. A chance encounter with a British journalist leaves Anne with a secret microfilm that must be smuggled out of the country, and Anne knows that she must forsake her beloved Vienna and flee to Britain with her children. In a thrilling journey that will separate sisters and brothers, parents and children, Anne and her family escape to freedom, to dream of a reunion in far-away London.
©2007 Mary Jane Staples (P)2007 Soundings
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By helle on 25-09-12

An extremely good book that is factual

This is one book I would highly recommend to anyone who likes this time period

I enjoyed every page of this book. It was very hard for me to put down.



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