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A thrilling tale and powerful love story that tells the heroic and tragic true story of the German resistance in World War II.

When Hitler comes to power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers become hunted outlaws overnight. United in their resistance to the madness and tyranny of Nazism, they must flee the country. Dora, passionate and fearless, her lover, the great playwright Ernst Toller, her younger cousin Ruth and Ruth's husband, Hans, find refuge in London. Here they take breathtaking risks in order to continue their work in secret. But England is not the safe haven they think it to be, and a single chilling act of betrayal will tear them apart....

©2011 Anna Funder (P)2011 Penguin Audiobooks

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"Spellbinding...there are echoes of the best espionage tales." ( The Sunday Telegraph)

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