Thursday, May 12, 2011

Chocloate Cake with Hitler

By: Emma Craigie

Genre: Historical Fiction

Location: FIC CRA

Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011

"Told with a child-like innocence, Chocolate Cake with Hitler is a poignant insight into the dying days of the Third Reich" Daily Mail

This is a fictionalised account of the life of Helga, a twelve year old daughter of Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Party's Head of Propaganda. She ate chocolate cake with "uncle leader" every night- but as the Nazi machine crumbled, so did her life. This is the bunker story, of a young girl, shattered dreams, and the consequences of being a daughter to an evil man.

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