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Lilac Girls - Martha Hall Kelly
Lilac Girls
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Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this powerful debut novel reveals an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades.New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the... show more
Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this powerful debut novel reveals an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades.New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Polan
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101883075 (1101883073)
ASIN: 1101883073
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it
4.0 Lilac Girls
More like 3 ½ stars... The story in itself was heartbreaking and actually caused me nightmares, but the delivery was... impersonal? flat? I'm not quite sure what it was that put me off, but it all just dragged. I know the characters are based on real people, but they felt so unrealistic and unreacha...
nikkismalls
nikkismalls rated it
3.0 Somewhat imbalanced depth but overall intersting
From the start this novel pulled me in, as I was intrigued by the format of three different points of view of women living during Hitlers reign in the US, Poland and Germany. It shows how these women navigated the trying political times, one as a debutante, one as a surgical doctor, and another as a...
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
2.0 Not what I had hoped for
I had high hopes for this book but was very disappointed in the execution. It's told from the points of view of three women experiencing WWII from very different stations. Two of the women were dealing with the rise of Nazism and concentration camps in Eastern Europe while the other was a spoiled so...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
4.0 Lilac Girls
A special thank you to NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.This historical fiction novel is about Ravensbruck, the concentration camp that conducted horrific medical experimental on young, healthy, Polish women. The story is told by three separate narrators and spans two decades fr...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 It is only with the knowledge of evil that evil can be prevented; everyone has a responsibility to bear witness to this abominable history in all of its manifestations.
Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly, author; Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathryn Kana, narrators There are some books that are meant to be read, and this cries out to be one of them. Although there may be a need to have more knowledge about what happened to the Jews at Hitler’s women’s concentrat...
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