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The escape / Clare Harvey.

By: Harvey, Clare [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2019Edition: Large print edition.Description: 372 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780750547062; 0750547065.Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1945-1990 -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Germany, 1945. Detta works as a translator for a Nazi-run labour camp for French workers. One winter morning, Detta passes a group of exhausted British prisoners of war being force-marched westwards. One prisoner catches her eye. The following day a local priest reveals that the prisoner needs her help. Berlin, 1989. After witnessing the fall of the Wall, Miranda, a British photography student, flees through the rubble into the East. Trapped in an abusive relationship, she believes her one hope for escape lies with an old postcard of the village where her grandmother Detta was born. But she suspects she is being followed by the Stasi...
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Detta works as a translator for a Nazi-run labour camp for French workers. One winter morning in early 1945, Detta passes a group of exhausted British prisoners of war who are being force-marched westwards. The following day a local priest reveals that he is harbouring a group of escaped British prisoners of war: can she help? London, 1989.  Miranda is a 19-year old photography student in London, in thrall to her older boyfriend, Quill, a journalist. The Berlin Wall falls in November and Quill asks Miranda to come with him to Germany, While in Germany Quill becomes violent and she flees to the East, but her problems have only just begun

Germany, 1945. Detta works as a translator for a Nazi-run labour camp for French workers. One winter morning, Detta passes a group of exhausted British prisoners of war being force-marched westwards. One prisoner catches her eye. The following day a local priest reveals that the prisoner needs her help. Berlin, 1989. After witnessing the fall of the Wall, Miranda, a British photography student, flees through the rubble into the East. Trapped in an abusive relationship, she believes her one hope for escape lies with an old postcard of the village where her grandmother Detta was born. But she suspects she is being followed by the Stasi...

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