Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Levitin, Sonia. Room in the heart

Levitin, Sonia. Room in the heart. Dutton, 2003 [0-525-46871-4]
This book opens in 1940 in Denmark. The Germans have just signed a treaty with the Danes to "protect" them. This story is told by several people (Danish gentiles, Jews, and a German soldiers.) It is interested to read these various people's perspective at German slowly tightens its grip on this country which continues to stick up for its people (Jews as well.) This 288 page book covers the unique situation that developed in Denmark during World War II, something of which many students may not be aware.

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Blogger Hannah said...

can u describe the main charactors ?

11:06 AM  

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