Berlin, summer of 1945. One woman and two men, trapped in a web of deceit in the ashes of the Reich's capital: Mathilde struggles to feed her family and grasp the horrors; her husband, Franz, the Gestapo officer on the run, tries to escape his destiny; Camillo, the enigmatic Gypsy, falls in love with Mathilde, the enimy's wife. She learns to love him as he uses her to revenge the murder of his family. A novel of survival, forbidden love, and betrayal in the ruins of Hitler's Third Reich.
Translated from German by Roger "Skip" Whightman
English version by Kenneth L. Fitts
Published 2014 by Elster Publications
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