Review: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany by Christoph Fischer

Christoph Fischer’s historical novel, Ludwika: A Polish Woman’s Struggle To Survive In Nazi Germany is a riveting page-turner that presents human drama at its best.In this World War II novel, Ludwika Gierz, a young beautiful Polish woman, suffers the loss of all the men in her life. She is still in mourning of her brother, Franz, who has drowned two years earlier when her father goes missing in action in the beginning of the war. Her mother, her sister Stacia and her young daughter Irena are left to fend for themselves on

the farm while the German invaders force their neighbours off their land. Manfred, a handsome SS German officer, falls in love with Ludwika and the family is allowed the special privilege of remaining in their own home on condition that she accompany him to Germany. She is forced to leave her family behind but she believes her sacrifice will guarantee their safety. Her decision begins her horrific journey of pain and suffering as she lives first hand the humiliation of being a young innocent woman at the mercy of cruel oppressors.

Another touching historical drama by an author who writes with the heart.

 

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8 Responses to Review: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany by Christoph Fischer

  1. Reblogged this on writerchristophfischer and commented:
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    Review: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany by Christoph Fischer
    Posted on September 17, 2016 by Murielle Cyr
    Christoph Fischer’s historical novel, Ludwika: A Polish Woman’s Struggle To Survive In Nazi Germany is a riveting page-turner that presents human drama at its best.In this World War II novel, Ludwika Gierz, a young beautiful Polish woman, suffers the loss of all the men in her life. She is still in mourning of her brother, Franz, who has drowned two years earlier when her father goes missing in action in the beginning of the war. Her mother, her sister Stacia and her young daughter Irena are left to fend for themselves on

    the farm while the German invaders force their neighbours off their land. Manfred, a handsome SS German officer, falls in love with Ludwika and the family is allowed the special privilege of remaining in their own home on condition that she accompany him to Germany. She is forced to leave her family behind but she believes her sacrifice will guarantee their safety. Her decision begins her horrific journey of pain and suffering as she lives first hand the humiliation of being a young innocent woman at the mercy of cruel oppressors.

    Another touching historical drama by an author who writes with the heart.

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  2. Thank you for this wonderful and kind review x

  3. Murielle Cyr says:

    A pleasure to read!

  4. Pingback: Review: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany by Christoph Fischer – Defining Ways

  5. milliethom says:

    I already have this book and am gradually working my way to it through my TBR list. I’ve read so many great reviews of it, including this one of yours, Murielle, I’m going to move it up my list!

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