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Renia's Diary - A Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Hardcover): Renia Spiegel

Renia's Diary - A Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Hardcover)

Renia Spiegel

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Introduction by Deborah Lipstadt, author of Denial July 15, 1942, Wednesday Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separated from the world. Renia is a young girl who dreams of becoming a poet. But Renia is Jewish, she lives in Poland and the year is 1939. When Russia and Germany invade her country, Renia's world shatters. Separated from her mother, her life takes on a new urgency as she flees Przemysl to escape night bombing raids, observes the disappearances of other Jewish families and, finally, witnesses the creation of the ghetto. But alongside the terror of war, there is also great beauty, as she begins to find her voice as a writer and falls in love for the first time. She and the boy she falls in love with, Zygmunt, share their first kiss a few hours before the Nazis reach her hometown. And it is Zygmunt who writes the final, heartbreaking entry in Renia's diary. Recently rediscovered after seventy years, Renia's Diary is already being described as a classic of Holocaust literature. Written with a clarity and skill that is reminiscent of Anne Frank, it is an extraordinary testament to both the horrors of war, and to the life that can exist even in the darkest times.

General

Imprint: Ebury Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: September 2019
Authors: Renia Spiegel
Dimensions: 222 x 138 x 46mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 978-1-5291-0504-9
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
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Books > Humanities > History > European history > From 1900 > Second World War
Books > Humanities > History > European history > From 1900 > Second World War > The Holocaust
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > From 1900
Books > History > European history > From 1900 > Second World War
Books > History > European history > From 1900 > Second World War > The Holocaust
Books > History > History of specific subjects
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > World history
Books > History > World history > From 1900
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Second World War
Books > Biography > General
LSN: 1-5291-0504-8
Barcode: 9781529105049

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