The Diary of a Young Girl

22 October 2019 | By Anne Frank | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank s remarkable diary has become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and her

Address Unknown

22 October 2019 | By Kathrine Kressmann Taylor | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

A rediscovered classic, originally published in 1938 and now an international bestseller.When it first appeared in Story magazine in 1938, Address Unknown became an immediate social phenomenon and literary sensation Published in book form a year later and banned in Nazi Germany, it garnered high pr

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

22 October 2019 | By John Boyne | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

If you start to read this book, you will go on a journey with a nine year old boy named Bruno Though this isn t a book for nine year olds And sooner or later you will arrive with Bruno at a fence Fences like this exist all over the world We hop you never have to encounter one.

Sarah's Key

22 October 2019 | By Tatiana de Rosnay | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Paris, July 1942 Ten year old Sarah is brutally arrested with her family in the Vel d Hiv roundup, the most notorious act of French collaboration with the Nazis but before the police come to take them, Sarah locks her younger brother, Michel, in their favorite hiding place, a cupboard in the fam

Survival in Auschwitz

22 October 2019 | By Primo Levi | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth In 1943, Primo Levi


22 October 2019 | By Lionel Duroy | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

la fin des ann es trente, parce qu elle est tomb e sous le charme d un romancier d origine juive, Eugenia, une jeune et brillante tudiante roumaine, prend soudain conscience de la vague de haine antis mite qui se r pand dans son pays Peu peu, la soci t enti re semble frapp e par cette gangr n

Le fabricant de poupées de Cracovie

22 October 2019 | By R. M. Romero | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Pologne, 1939 Un soir, une poup e du nom de Karolina prend vie dans l atelier de Cyril, le fabricant de jouets La joie et le courage de la petite poup e enchantent le quotidien de l homme solitaire Karolina lui apprend que le monde des poup es d o elle vient est en guerre, tout comme celui des h

Salt to the Sea

22 October 2019 | By Ruta Sepetys | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, many with something to hide Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff Forced by circumstance

L'Ordre du jour

22 October 2019 | By Éric Vuillard | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

L Allemagne nazie a sa l gende On y voit une arm e rapide, moderne, dont le triomphe parait inexorable Mais si au fondement de ses premiers exploits se d couvraient plut t des marchandages, de vulgaires combinaisons d int r ts Et si les glorieuses images de la Wehrmacht entrant triomphalement en

La Disparition de Josef Mengele

22 October 2019 | By Olivier Guez | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

1949 Josef Mengele arrive en Argentine Cach derri re divers pseudonymes, l ancien m decin tortionnaire Auschwitz croit pouvoir s inventer une nouvelle vie Buenos Aires L Argentine de Peron est bienveillante, le monde entier veut oublier les crimes nazis Mais la traque reprend et le m decin

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

22 October 2019 | By Mary Ann Shaffer | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ON NETFLIX A remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German Occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name I wonder how the book got to Guernsey Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that


22 October 2019 | By David Foenkinos | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Ce roman retrace la vie de Charlotte Salomon, artiste peintre morte vingt six ans alors qu elle tait enceinte Apr s une enfance Berlin marqu e par une trag die familiale, Charlotte est exclue progressivement par les nazis de toutes les sph res de la soci t allemande Elle vit une passion amou

Girl in the Blue Coat

22 October 2019 | By Monica Hesse | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Amsterdam, 1943 Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on the Dutch front lines when the Germans in


22 October 2019 | By Laurent Binet | Filed in: seconde guerre mondiale.

Deux parachutistes tch coslovaques envoy s par Londres sont charg s d assassiner Reinhard Heydrich, chef de la Gestapo, chef des services secrets nazis, planificateur de la solution finale, protecteur de Boh me Moravie, surnomm le bourreau , la b te blonde , l homme le plus dangereux du IIIe Rei