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            A Long Petal of the Sea

            A Long Petal of the Sea (Hardback)

            By Allende, Isabel

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            That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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            ISBN 9781526615909
            Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz
             

            The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Macadam, Heather Dune; Moorehead, Caroline

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            • Internationally sourced

            The untold story of the 999 young, unmarried Jewish women who were tricked into boarding a train in Poprad, Slovakia on March 25, 1942 that became the first official transport to Auschwitz.

            ISBN 9781529329322
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Ration Book Wedding
              

            A Ration Book Wedding (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

            By Fullerton, Jean

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            • Pub Date
              7 May 20

            Jean Fullerton, the queen of the East End, returns with a wonderful new nostalgic novel. Because in the darkest days of the Blitz, love is more important than ever.

            ISBN 9781786496096
            Released NZ 7 May 2020
            Publisher Atlantic Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Ration Book series
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            The Great Homecoming

            The Great Homecoming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kim, Anna; Translated by Searle, Jamie Lee

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            It is 1959 and Seoul, the capital of the newly-founded state of South Korea is overrun with spies and communists from the hostile North; American soldiers; and corrupt Generals vying for power. Against this backdrop of betrayal and uncertainty, Yunho - a young man who lost his fa...mily in the civil war - stumbles across his oldest friend, Johnny in the bar where Johnny's girlfriend Eve dances for the American troops. Reunited with Johnny, dangerously smitten with Eve, Yunho is drawn into a world of deception and violence. When a crime is committed, the three friends are forced to flee South Korea; a perilous journey that will see them compelled to choose between the devil they know, and the nascent state in the North which promises to welcome them with open arms...
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            ISBN 9781846276552
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Granta Books
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            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler
             

            Inge's War: A Story of Family, Secrets and Survival under Hitler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Donnell, Svenja

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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            What does it mean to be on the wrong side of history? But when Svenja impulsively visits this windswept Baltic city, something unlocks in Inge and, finally, she begins to tell her story.

            ISBN 9781529105469
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
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            Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War
             

            Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War (Hardback)

            By Soutar, Monty

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            A fascinating look at the Pioneer Battalion (the Battalion created for Maori to serve) that will shed light on the reasons why some men signed on to serve, and others staunchly resisted the call to join the imperial conflict.

            ISBN 9781869539580
            Published NZ 7 Jun 2019
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
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            Franci's War

            Franci's War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Epstein, Franci

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            In the summer of 1942, twenty-two year-old Franci Rabinek Epstein arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and ghetto forty miles north of her home in Prague. It would be the beginning of her six-year journey through several camps during the Second World War, from Terezin to Ausc...hwitz-Birkenau, to forced labor in Hamburg and finally Bergen-Belsen. After the camp's liberation by the British in April 1945, she returned to Prague, a survivor. Franci was known in her group as the Prague seamstress. Hers is a story of ingenuity and endurance- she pretended to be an electrican to escape the Auschwitz selection, secretly fighting for the survival of her fellow inmates. Franci also gives voice to the darker side of women in war - rape and prostitiution - offering an insight into the resilience of people in an unknowable situation.
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            ISBN 9780241441107
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz
             

            The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Larson, Erik

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            • Pub Date
              1 Apr 20

            The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers a startlingly fresh portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz.

            ISBN 9780008274979
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive
             

            The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Sands, Philippe, QC

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            • Pub Date
              28 Apr 20

            The new book by the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize and author of the Sunday Times bestseller EAST WEST STREET - a historical detective story that sets out to uncover the truth behind what happened to leading Nazi Otto von Wachter

            ISBN 9781474608138
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War

            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parkin, Simon

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            'Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston Churchill

            ISBN 9781529353044
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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