Today I have the special honour of appearing at P.C.Zick’s blog for the second time. Here is her lovely review of THE LUCK OF THE WEISSENSTEINERS. A huge honour. Many thanks!
By Patricia Zick @PCZick
I interviewed Christoph Fischer in June on Author Wednesday. Today I review his novel The Luck of the Weissensteiners.
History of the twentieth century was one of my major areas of study in college. However, the history I studied presented an ethnocentric view of World War II. Of course, I know about Hitler’s rise to power, and the major steps he took in Europe prior to our entry into the war. I understood the political and social ramifications. I understood the uneasy alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan. But I only knew of these histories from the perspective of the first, isolationist United States, and then, as the full-speed ahead entry into the war heroes who saved the world from the evil Axis powers.
Reading Christoph Fischer’s The Luck of the Weissensteiners presented another view of that period through the camera lens of people…
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