Salt to the Sea
The author of Between Shades of Gray returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies. In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them... show more
The author of Between Shades of Gray returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies. In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide.Among them areJoana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Audiobook, excellent narrationIntense survival historical fiction- be ready for some deep feelsA young adult novel that transports the reader to a horrendous time in history. It is the story of four fictional individuals evacuating/escaping during World War II who make their way to the ill-fated doo...
This is not your typical WWII novel because it focuses on a lesser-explored aspect of the war -- namely the voyage of thousands of refugees, many of them of German descent, who fled the country in the wake of a Russian invasion. The story follows four narrators: a kind-hearted Lithuanian nurse, a Po...
Rating: 5 StarsI LOVED this book!!!! What more can I say, I literally read this book for 3 days straight. It was so amazingly written. I have never, in my entire reading life, read something as beautiful as this.What gives this book 5 stars?1.) The cover!! The cover is just perfect in every sense of...
Beautiful and heartbreaking story told during WWII when Russia and Germany are fighting. A small group of mostly young adults with all different backgrounds bands together for survival. They go through all kinds of obstacles trying to get out of the country. Some loose their lives along the way. ...
What a wonderful, beautiful book! There is so much that I enjoyed about this. I love that it put a spotlight on an almost unknown tragedy of epic proportions, and in the process it exposed the misery that German leadership put their own people through during World War II. It is told through the ey...
Share this Book