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The German Boy

Paperback. Pub Date :2012-06-07 Pages: 368 Language: French Publisher: Viking A moving. inter-war family saga The German Boy from Patricia Wastvedt. the Orange Prize Longlisted author of The River.In 1947. Elisabeth Manders German nephew comes to stay: Stefan Landau. her dead sisters teenage son. whom she hates and loves before shes even set eyes on him.Orphaned by the war and traumatised by the last. vicious battles of the Hitler Youth. Stefan brings with him to England only a few meagre possessions. Among them a portrait of a girl with long copper hair by a young painter called Michael Ross - and with it the memory. both painful and precious. of her life and that time between the wars.Spanning decades and generations. The German Boy tells the moving story of two families entangled by love and friendship. divided by prejudice and war. and of a brief encounter between a woma...

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