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            A Long Petal of the Sea

            A Long Petal of the Sea (Hardback)

            By Allende, Isabel

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            That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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            ISBN 9781526615909
            Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz

            A Delayed Life: The true story of the Librarian of Auschwitz (Paperback)

            By Kraus, Dita

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            The powerful, heart-breaking memoir of Dita Kraus, THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZDita Kraus was born in Prague in 1929 - in her powerful new memoir she writes about her childhood before the war and then during the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto ...at Terezin and from there to Auschwitz and then Bergen-Belsen.
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            ISBN 9781529106053
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler

            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

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            What does it mean to be on the wrong side of history? But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story.

            ISBN 9781529105469
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains

            When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains (Trade Paperback / Paperback, ANZ Only)

            By Neumann, Ariana

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            'It's not always a grim story. Alongside anger and despair there is love and hope. But the message is stark. This is the way bullies work. When Time Stopped is more than just history. It's a warning.' Michael Palin In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the se...crets of her father's past: years spent hiding in plain sight in wartorn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust, and the courageous choice to build anew. In 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German-occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews. He was transported to Auschwitz. Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book. Of thirty-four Neumann family members, twenty-five were murdered by the Nazis. One of the survivors was Hans Neumann, who, to escape the German death net, travelled to Berlin and hid in plain sight under the Gestapo's eyes. What Hans experienced was so unspeakable that, when he built an industrial empire in Venezuela, he couldn't bring himself to talk about it. All his daughter Ariana knew was that something terrible had happened. When Hans died, he left Ariana a small box filled with letters, diary entries and other memorabilia. Ten years later Ariana finally summoned the courage to have the letters translated and she began reading. What she discovered launched her on a worldwide search that would deliver indelible portraits of a family loving, finding meaning, and trying to survive amid the worst that can be imagined. When Time Stopped is an unputdownable detective story and an epic family memoir, spanning nearly ninety years and crossing oceans. Neumann brings each relative to vivid life. In uncovering her father's story after all these years, she discovers nuance and depth to her own history and liberates poignant and thought-provoking truths about the threads of humanity that connect us all.
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            ISBN 9781471192937
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story
             

            For King and Country, For: Four Brothers Four Crosses A New Zealand Story (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vennell, Jock

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            The story of the four Christophers Brothers who were all killed in World War I leads to a more general discussion of the devasting effect of World War I on New Zealand

            ISBN 9781927167397
            Published NZ 30 Sep 2019
            Publisher Wily Publications
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            The Last Greek
             

            The Last Greek (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Cameron, Christian

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            • Pub Date
              30 Jun 20

            The second in a series about the last great hero of ancient Greece, from the king of historical fiction...

            ISBN 9781409176596
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Series Commander
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            The Railway Girls
             

            The Railway Girls (Paperback)

            By Thomas, Maisie

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            • Pub Date
              9 Jul 20

            The first novel in the utterly brilliant Railway Girls series. Beneath a vast tiled map showing the lines of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway network, a series of seven bronze panels recorded the names of the men of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway who gave their lives fo...r King and Country in the Great War - a total of 1,460 names.
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            ISBN 9781787463967
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            A Ration Book Wedding

            A Ration Book Wedding (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Fullerton, Jean

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            Jean Fullerton, the queen of the East End, returns with a wonderful new nostalgic novel. Because in the darkest days of the Blitz, love is more important than ever.

            ISBN 9781786496096
            Released NZ 7 May 2020
            Publisher Atlantic Books
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            Series Ration Book series
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            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sands, Philippe, QC

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            The new book by the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize and author of the Sunday Times bestseller EAST WEST STREET - a historical detective story that sets out to uncover the truth behind what happened to leading Nazi Otto von Wachter

            ISBN 9781474608138
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Lionheart: A rip-roaring epic novel of one of history's greatest warriors by the Sunday Times bestselling author
             

            Lionheart: A rip-roaring epic novel of one of history's greatest warriors by the Sunday Times bestselling author (Hardback, Digital original)

            By Kane, Ben

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              28 Jul 20

            Introducing LIONHEART - the new novel from Sunday Times bestseller Ben Kane.

            ISBN 9781409173472
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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