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Little Eden: A Child At War

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
Hardcover, 140 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Persea Books
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Feb 24, 2012 Julie rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Julie by: found it at a book sale years ago
This is rather a little unexpected gem of a book. I picked it up when I did because I'd just finished reading The Book Thief, so this moved from a novel about a German girl in WWII Germany, to a nonfiction book about a German Jewish girl living in England during the war.

Figes clearly did a lot of research to help flesh out her memories, and the subject matter at times gave me flashbacks to the research paper I wrote on WWII homefront activities in a local city. Figes discusses the impressions sh
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Eva Figes (born Eva Unger) is a German-born English author.

Figes has written novels, literary criticism, studies of feminism, and vivid memoirs relating to her Berlin childhood and later experiences as a Jewish refugee from Hitler's Germany. She arrived in Britain in 1939 with her parents and a younger brother. Figes is now a resident of north London and the mother of the academic Orlando Figes an
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