The Road Beyond Ruin

The Road Beyond Ruin For some people in post World War II Germany the battle is not over August As Stefano an Italian POW heads toward home across war ravaged Germany he encounters a young child beside his dead m

  • Title: The Road Beyond Ruin
  • Author: Gemma Liviero
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • For some people in post World War II Germany, the battle is not over.August 1945 As Stefano, an Italian POW, heads toward home across war ravaged Germany, he encounters a young child beside his dead mother Unable to leave him to an unknown fate, Stefano takes the boy with him, finding refuge in a seemingly abandoned house in a secluded woodland.But the house is far from For some people in post World War II Germany, the battle is not over.August 1945 As Stefano, an Italian POW, heads toward home across war ravaged Germany, he encounters a young child beside his dead mother Unable to leave him to an unknown fate, Stefano takes the boy with him, finding refuge in a seemingly abandoned house in a secluded woodland.But the house is far from vacant Stefano wakes at the arrival of its owner, Erich, a former German soldier, who invites the travelers to stay until they can find safe passage home Stefano cautiously agrees, intrigued by the disarming German, his reclusive neighbor Rosalind, and her traumatized husband, Georg Stefano is also drawn to Monique, the girl in a photograph on Rosalind s wall, who went missing during the war.But when he discovers letters written by Monique, a darker truth emerges This place of refuge could be one of reckoning, and the secrets of the past might prevent the travelers from ever getting home Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 436 pages Published January 1st 2019 by Lake Union Publishing More Details ASIN B07B9FXDWJ Other Editions 5 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other rea

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    • For the past several months I have despaired of finding a good WWII novel I would have even settled for a decent one But alas All that seemed to flood the market were tales of tepid romance set against the war as nothing than wallpaper of silly female spies without the sense to come in out of the rain, much less slink around unsuccessfully in enemy territory equally vapid women running errands for the French Resistance which was apparently as numerous as the entire US army and Ha For the past se [...]


    • The Road Beyond Ruin, by Gemma Liviero, was one of my Kindle First picks.This story is set during and after WWII The stories of Erich, Rosalind and Georg, Monique, and Stefano It is a tale of their time during the war and what becomes of their lives after I ve been drawn to historical novels lately, especially those set during the WWII era, no particular reason other than I find this time period fascinating.Now, this book starts out in the months after the war has ended, with Stefano, an Ital Th [...]


    • Complex, multi layered, brilliant story telling The English translation from French is excellent A handful of survivors from Berlin and Italy converge in the immediate aftermath of WWII Included are a psychotic SS officer is that redundant and an orphaned boy found next to his mother s shattered remains, fiercely clutching a basket that holds his baby brother s body This is not to be missed


    • I have thought long and hard about this book I found it very difficult to read But, in the end my thoughts are these.First, I loved the heart of the book I have read many novels about the war itself But this is the first book that I have read having to do with the aftermath and how affected the population was in general Here we have former military, civilian and a child all confronted with how to literally live after the mass the destruction that was WWII This is what held my attention.How I hav [...]


    • Oh, this book I chose this as my First Reads pick, and it was so good THE ROAD BEYOND RUIN is a historical fiction novel set in Germany during WWII I was captured from the first page and read well past my bedtime because I had to see where this story was headed If you loved The Alice Network and or The Nightingale, you ll love this one just as much


    • I wanted to love itThis is very vivid with details without getting gory Historically good information and felt realistic My big problem was that it was not in order She didn t reveal information unless it suited the situation, in attempt to keep it mysterious It only led to a very untidy, confusing, rushed ending She didn t transition well between new characters and didn t reveal purposes for being there It forced myself to read 95% of this book because I really wanted to like it WWII set I want [...]


    • This is an intriguing story that tells of the lives of five young people all caught up in World War II Europe, including the tense pre war years and the devastation following the war Centered around the brutal emotional and physical ordeal that the three men and two women experience as their paths cross and merge over a ten year period, from childhood to adults, spanning a whole range of love and hate Full of surprising and unexpected plot twists, The Road Beyond Ruin keeps the reader engros Thi [...]


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