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The iron necklace

Waterfield, Giles2015
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London, 1920. The society wedding of Thomas, an idealistic German architect, and Irene, an English artist, brings together the Curtius and Benson families. The couple leave for their honeymoon and Irene settles, with some difficulty, into married life in Berlin, leaving her younger siblings Mark and Sophia behind. But their new lives are soon shattered by the outbreak of war in Europe. While Irene struggles to survive wartime conditions in a country that is not her own, Sophia confronts the war directly as a nurse on the Western Fron, witnessing firsthand the horrific effects of battle. For Mark, a burgeoning career in the diplomatic service sees him moving between London, Washington and Copenhagen, all the while struggling to resolve the problems of his own identity.
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The iron necklace / Giles Waterfield.
Crows Nest : Allen & Unwin, 2015.Crows Nest : Allen & Unwin, 2015.
384 pages ; 24 cm
9781760111519 (pbk)
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