Two sisters. One must be brave. One should be afraid.Bravery, courage, fear and love in a time of war.Despite their differences, sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband... show more
Two sisters. One must be brave. One should be afraid.Bravery, courage, fear and love in a time of war.Despite their differences, sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is s
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
Well this novel certainly lived up to the hype. What a beautiful, and heart-breaking story of two adult sisters living through the German occupation of France during World War II. Kristin Hannah has a beautiful way with language, and her ability to create believable characters is outstanding. Hig...
I loved it. I liked the characters. I enjoyed trying to figure out who was telling the story. The story captivated me. There were heroes and villains. How people survived the occupation amazes me. Each does what they can to survive and fight. I don't want to say much because I don't want to ruin the...
Now, if you’ve read my other reviews, you’ll know I’ve reviewed The Book Thief. This book, however, is not for children (sorry, young adults), but for adults. It’s also set on the other side of the war and shows a different perspective on the lives of two sisters. The two sisters, Vianne and Isabell...
Vianne Mauriac is a French woman whose husband, Antoinne, has gone off to war to fight the Germans. When the Nazis occupy France, her home is requisitioned by a Nazi captain. Vianne has no choice but to stay in the house with the Nazi or risk losing her home altogether. Her teenage sister, Isabell...
This epic and breathtaking journey transports us to France during World War 11 and is one of the most powerful stories I have read in a long time. This is one of those unforgettable stories that will leave some a little choked up with its extraordinarily vivid and evocative scenes. The narrative wil...
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