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The Women in the Castle: A Novel
The Women in the Castle A Novel
Author: Jessica Shattuck
Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they holdSet at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined?an affecting, shocking, and ultimately redemptive novel from the author of the New Y...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780062563668
ISBN-10: 0062563661
Publication Date: 4/4/2017
Pages: 368
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Publisher: William Morrow
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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I highly recommend this book. It was beautifully written. The novel tells the story of three German widows of WWII who are brought together from circumstances after the war. The way the author switches time periods and point of view in different chapters really keeps the reader interested and allows the story to develop. Each woman has such a different perspective, that you really see how deeply an entire generation was affected by the Nazi regime. The change in time period allows characters to reflect on the decisions they have made and lets the reader see the same events differently with the progression of time.
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