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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Avon (18 June 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0008340528
  • ISBN-13: 978-0008340520
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 272 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

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The German Midwife is a book to harrow the soul and linger long in the mind. Anke, a German midwife sent to a labor camp for aiding Jewish mothers against Third Reich law, is whisked from hell-scape to eerie luxury when she is brought to Hitler's private mountain estate to care for his pregnant mistress Eva Braun. Mandy Robotham writes movingly of the eternal human struggle to preserve reverence for life in the midst of genocide and horror. A powerful, haunting debut.’ Kate Quinn

‘Incredibly powerful, harrowing but ultimately uplifting. I couldn’t put this down.’ Katie Fforde

‘A fascinating story which had me forgetting it’s fiction! So well written, I was left pondering if the events could actually be true. Enthralling!’ Kitty Neale

‘I cannot give enough praise for The German Midwife. This is definitely #1 on my list of historical fiction books I’ve read in 2018.’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘If you are looking for a page turner, this is it. I read the book cover to cover in 48 hours. If I could give this book a 6/5 Stars I would!’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘A lovely, heartbreaking book. Highly recommend!’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘Very compelling.’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘This book absolutely DESTROYED me. I went into it with high expectations, and I certainly wasn't let down.’ NetGalley Reviewer

‘The writing was excellent and the characters realistic […] an interesting and thoughtful page turner.’ NetGalley Reviewer

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