The Book Of Lost Names
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELERInspired by an astonishing true story from World War I, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this unforgettable historical novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the epic and heart-wrenching World War I tale (Alyson Noel, #1 New York Times bestselling author) The Winemaker's Wife. Eva Traube Abrams, a semi-retired librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in a magazine lying open nearby. She freezes; it's an image of a book she hasn't seen in sixty-five years--a book she recognizes as The Book of Lost Names. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War I--an experience Eva remembers well--and the search to reunite people with the texts taken from them so long ago. The book in the photograph, an eighteenth-century religious text thought to have been taken from France in the waning days of the war, is one of the most fascinating cases. Now housed in Berlin's Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library, it appears to contain some sort of code, but researchers don't know where it came from--or what the code means. Only Eva holds the answer--but will she have the strength to revisit old memories and help reunite those Read More chevron_right
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One of my new favorite books
Carrie K , Mar 24, 2022
All I can say is WOW. Kristin Harmel has knocked it out of the park with this one, as she did with The Forest of Vanishing Stars (also incredibly moving!) Well-crafted, gorgeously written, and an absolute page-turner. You'll race through this one!
Recommended to buy: Yes
Mystery, Intrigue, History, Love
Dawn L , Dec 10, 2021
What a wonderful story! From the present to the past and back again, Eva’s story is spellbinding. And the ending? Absolute perfection!
Recommended to buy: Yes