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Lyn Bender

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Truly remarkable

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Reviewed: 15-11-2020

The narrative comes to life. 1930s Poland and the town of Zamosc are as vivid as the characters. Memories can and do travel across time and place in this amazing story of unknown and unnamed victims of the Holocaust. The central character of Ben Solomon tells all their stories, It is also a deep love story with an intriguing search, In which a young US lawyer and her friend a private detective search for justice in a sometimes corrupt world . It may bring tears to the reader .

Compassionate compelling.

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Reviewed: 10-11-2020

This man’s story shows that war has no real victors. The courage of this man’s life is sad yet affirming

Stubborn optimism

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Reviewed: 10-03-2020

This book offers something for everyone , who cares about the future of life on this planet.

An extraordinary testimonial

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Reviewed: 31-08-2019

A powerful deeply tragic story that bridges history ,the present and the future. An extraordinary denouement

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Suspense fear anger sadness hope

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Reviewed: 01-09-2018

This is Michael Robotham taking you through every possible emotion. Finally left with awareness of grief and loss,

Enthralling

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Reviewed: 22-08-2018

Another brilliant suspenseful narrative by Michael Robotham. Wistful and sadly philosophical as well as thought provoking.

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Shattering

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Reviewed: 20-08-2018

The anguish of the characters leaps out of the writing and laves you shattered till the very end. Extracting fear and desperate hope for a bearable conclusion. Reading this book requires courage. What did it demeans of it’s creator?

Profound and consoling.

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Reviewed: 12-08-2018

Anyone who has watched a loved one age will appreciate the depth of understanding revealed in this novel. Amidst the confusion there is still wisdom and the need to find a solution and resolution.

Well worth the effort.

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Reviewed: 09-08-2018

Seems to struggle ponderously towards a meaning. Seen through the eyes of an ageing concierge in Paris and the. Wisdom of a struggling twelve year old .Stunning in its final discovery. Keep going . It’s worth it.

The glittering white nights

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Reviewed: 19-07-2018

Myths meet stark reality. The untold story emerges and the siege of Leningrad emerges from its darkest hour into the light. Part fantasy joins searingly harsh night and the death of a million . A story of hope and love emerging fro locked in suffering, finally liberated.