Book Review: Between These Walls

Hey everyone! Quarantine has left me with lots of time to read. I recently read a fascinating book set in WW2. As many who follow me know, I always gravitate to WW2 books... I should venture out to other genres but I just can't seem to. I want to share this with all the other readers out there!

Between These Walls by [Michael  Newman]

The book Between There Walls by Michael Newman is a highly researched account of 3 families and an art curator during WW2 and in the years that followed the world worst war.

Here is the book description:

A novel of historical fiction that turns on two key events: the discovery of a beautiful blonde woman’s body in the back seat of a burnt out SS staff car during the last days of World War II, by US Army Medical Corps Colonel Samuel Singer, and the unsealing more than four decades later of a security-taped package from Germany, bearing a secret that changes the life of New York art curator Daniel Singer, the adopted son of Colonel Singer.

As Daniel learns more about the package’s contents, he unlocks the history of three families -- one American and two German – through tumultuous times, from the end of the First World War to the rise of Adolf Hitler, the Second World War, the Holocaust, and through to three Middle East wars. Along the way, he gets entangled in the web of the Mossad, Israel’s top secret spy agency and Naomi one of its beautiful operatives, and is ultimately faced with a life-altering choice – and the opportunity to right the most heinous of wrongs.

 I enjoyed this book because it gave more perspectives of the war experience than the usual WW2 book- it delves into the German war experience more as well as the American experience. It is mysterious and though provoking and keeps you furiously turning the pages so you can find out what happens next. I don't want to say much more because I don't want to give any spoilers to the story. What I will say is that is a riveting read and you should check it out!!

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