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F the Weissensteiners is an epic saga set in wartime Eastern Europe It follows the lives of two families one Jewish one Catholic and their entwined survival amidst the backdrop of the second world war first the fascist then the communist invasion and occupation of Slovakia and the horror of the conseuences of war The reader is transported to a world of deception fear distrust and betrayal alongside enduring love and family drama The characters are vividly painted in the mind of the reader as we follow their journey across Europe at a time of unimaginable challenge and trauma Weissensteiners is a magnificent tale of human survival I wish I hadn't read it already so that I may repeat the pleasure of discovering and becoming lost in the story once again. With much research behind it as well as the personal experience of growing up in the region Christoph Fischer s work of historical fiction provides insight into

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The Luck of the Weissensteiners

Is no ordinary romance in tact it is not a romance at all but a powerful often sad Holocaust story What makes The Luck of the Weissensteiners so extraordinary is the chance Christoph Fischer gives his readers to consider the many different people who were never in concentration camps never in the military yet who nonetheless had their own indelible Holocaust experiences Set in the fascinating area Luck of the PDF #197 of Bratislava this is a wide ranging historically accurate exploration of the connections between social location personal integrity and as the title says luck I cared about every one of this novel's characters and continued to think about them long after I'd finished reading Andrea Steiner University of California Santa CruzThe Luck o. I was recommended this book by a close friend whose judgment in these matters I trust completely I m not a fan of dry fact laden historical novels but I can say th

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In the sleepy town of of the eBook #8608 Bratislava in a romantic girl falls for a bookseller from Berlin Greta Weissensteiner daughter of a Jewish weaver slowly settles in with the Winkelmeier clan just as the developments in Germany start to make waves in Europe The political climate in the multifaceted cultural jigsaw puzzle of disintegrating Czechoslovakia becomes complex and affects relations between the couple and the familiesThe story follows their lot through the war with its predictable and also its unexpected turns and events and the eually hard times afterFrom the moment The Luck PDFEPUBthat Greta Weissensteiner enters the bookstore where Wilhelm Winkelmeier works and entrances him with her good looks and serious ways I was hooked But this. Christoph Fischer makes his mark with The Luck Of The Weissensteiners an intensely woven family drama driven by the twin tides of history and politics His story re


10 thoughts on “The Luck of the Weissensteiners

  1. says:

    “In the end we are all gambling with our lives in this war Killed by the Germans raped by the Russians or shot

  2. says:

    Christoph Fischer makes his mark with The Luck Of The Weissensteiners an intensely woven family drama driven by the twin tides of history and politics His story revolves around the Weissensteiners a non religious Jewish family leading their lives in Bratislava Slovakia before and throughout WWII Fischer demonstrates a masterly grip on history politics and the constant ebb and flow of human relationships Multip

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    It's not often that you read a book about the time just prior to during and just after the Second World War that is based outside of either Britain or America That's the first thing about The Luck of the Weissensteiners it is unlike a

  4. says:

    This story takes an original angle in depicting a Jewish family who were lucky enough to escape the death camps Their luck c

  5. says:

    I was recommended this book by a close friend whose judgment in these matters I trust completely I'm not a fan of dry fact laden historical novels but I can say that this book does not fall into this category so please don't be put off by any preconceptions you may have towards this genre I'm certainly glad I followed my friend's advice an

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    Have you ever traveled a long winding and seemingly endless road such as the Eyre Highway in Australia? It is one of the longest straight roads in the world covering a monotonous landscape of nonstop hot harsh dry

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    With much research behind it as well as the personal experience of growing up in the region Christoph Fischer’s work of historical fiction provides insight into the psyche beneath the levels of destruction in WWII era Europe If you are someone who wonders how such atrocities could have occurred prior to and during WWII on the continent you will want to read The Luck of the Weissensteiners The setting is Czechoslovakia though it could hav

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    Following Greta from pre WWII Bratislava through Carlsbad through Aschaffenburg and ultimately to post war Frankfurt is a well written journey Fischer's The Luck of the Weissensteiners had me hooked into the journey turni

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    The Luck of the Weissensteiners by Christoph Fischer is nothing short of pure genius I fell in love with the writing the moment I flipped the first page The author's exuisite sense of style combines intricate historical fact

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    Absorbing and utterly convincingThis is a tour de force from a writer completely confident in his material and research The opening had me so gripped that I started to fall in love with Greta Weissensteiner and wanted to elbow Wilhelm aside and rescue her from his dusty bookshop But as I have already read so much about this period I felt the tentacles of dread reaching out to throttle me as the inevitable approached and despatching Wilhel

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