A wonderful review of Ludwika by grandmapeachy – many thanks!


Ludwika: A Polish Woman’s Struggle to Survive in Nazi Germany by Christoph Fischer

Originally I learned of Christoph Fischer from a promotion for Ludwika.  Instead of reading this book first I chose to read his Three Nations Trilogy and loved them. It wasn’t until several months later that I got back to the book that originally caught my interest.

ludwika-by-christoph-fischer-coverLudwika Geirz was a real woman who was displaced from Poland during WWII, but Christoph Fischer has fictionalized her story using the available details of her life as the backbone for the story. This book could be the story of any young Polish woman caught up in the tragedy that was Nazi Germany in World War two. The story of sacrifice, loss, hope and despair could be that of any victim of this time and place in history.  Mr. Fischer has a talent for bringing out the emotional impact of war upon ordinary…

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