by Monique Polak
" An excellent novel, a great tale of overcoming adversity in a time of such dark despair"
The unthinkable has happened. Anneke and her family have been taken by train from their comfortable home in Holland to a "model" concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. But there is nothing model about bed bugs, starvation, disease, lice, hard labour and constant brutality. Despite the hunger, the anxiety and the pain, Anneke learns that she is capable of doing whatever it takes to survive. She also discover that the darkest of days can be brigthened by a friends smile, or her lovers kiss...