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Author Leunens, Christine, author

Title Caging skies / Christine Leunens
Published London : John Murray (Publishers), 2019
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Description 297 pages ; 24 cm
Summary An avid member of the Hitler Youth in the 1940s, Johannes discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their large house in Vienna. His initial horror turns to interest, then love and obsession. After the disappearance of his parents, Johannes finds he is the only one aware of Elsa's existence in the house, the only one responsible for her survival. Both manipulating and manipulated, Johannes dreads the end of the war: with it will come the prospect of losing Elsa and their relationship.
Subject Hitler-Jugend -- Fiction
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Austria -- Vienna -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
Jews -- Austria -- Vienna -- Fiction
Vienna (Austria) -- History -- 1918- -- Fiction
Genre/Form Fiction.
ISBN 9781529396348 (hardback)