Christoph Fischer is one of the most talented and gifted writers I have come across. Many of his books could almost certainly pass for non-fiction with their realistic portrayal of characters, well researched plots and more so, the way he tells the story, keeping you thoroughly engrossed from cover to cover.
Having just finished Ludwika: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany, I was truly moved; left with a lump in my throat and a sadness for a time in history that many of us will never truly understand.
Ludwika Gierz was a real person, and whilst parts of the story are fictionalised, the essence of this Polish woman’s story through world war two in the midst of Nazi Germany is very real. Where racism was rife, and Hitler’s Mein Kampf dictated the treatment of many nations outside of German, the author portrays…
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