A Dance in the Ashes: A Novel

A Dance in the Ashes: A Novel

by Gabriele Kosack, Günter Overmann

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Overview

One woman and two men, trapped in a web of deceit in the ashes of the Reich's capital: Mathilde struggles to feed her family and grasp the horrors; her husband, Franz, a Gestapo officer on the run, tries to escape his destiny; Camillo, the enigmatic Gypsy, falls in love with Mathilde, the enemy's wife. Mathilde learns to love Camillo as he uses her to revenge the murder of his family. A novel of survival, forbidden love, and betrayal in the ruins of Hitler's Third Reich.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937506803
Publisher: Rockstar Publishing House
Publication date: 09/15/2014
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A couple in real life as well as work, Günter Overmann and Gabriele Kosack started out their artistic careers in theater: Gabriele as an actress. Now writing full-time, they are both novelists and scriptwriters for German television, currently working for the most successful series on European TV—Sturm der Liebe—and developing new shows for various German networks.

Gabriele’s novel Am liebsten alle zusammen is available in German language only. A Dance in the Ashes was written in partnership, and is their first to be translated and published in English.

A couple in real life as well as work, Günter Overmann and Gabriele Kosack started out their artistic careers in theater: Günter as co-artistic director, playwright in residence, and director in various German theaters. Now writing full-time, they are both novelists and scriptwriters for German television, currently working for the most successful series on European TV—Sturm der Liebe—and developing new shows for various German networks.

Günter’s novel Tauchgang is available in German language only. A Dance in the Ashes was written in partnership, and is their first to be translated and published in English.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The effects of WWII on Berlin were horrendous, and this book presents the lives of a family struggling to survive shortages and the destruction of their lives.  The characters are both likeable and hateful as they do what they can to persevere and retain their humanity.