Tuesday, August 17, 2010

I am fifteen and I do not want to die

By: Christine Arnothy

Genre: War Survival

The true story of a young womans wartime survival. A 15 year old girl hid with her family in Budapest in 1945, avoiding the Germans from the west and the Russains from the east.

Christine found refuge in her notebook and pencil- she recorded the story and personalities of all who inhabitated the celllar of refuge with them. The story then journals her escape and adult life in Paris. Its told with compulsive force...

" Will take its place among the best books written on war"

"Outstanding" The Times

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