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  1. says: review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ó Ellen Marie Wiseman Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF

    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF characters The Plum Tree I had the honor to read the original version of The Plum Tree before my dear friend Ellen even had an agent When I started reading it I could not put it down Although it takes place in war torn Germany during th

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    characters The Plum Tree Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF I had a hard time sticking with Ellen Marie Wiseman's tale of a WW II romance between a Jewish Boy and an German girl in the beginning There was almost too much description of place meeting every flower and chicken in the town so to speak and Wiseman kept flinging German phrases into the story then immediately t

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    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF This book has been for too long on my TBR and it was one that really intrigued me Admittedly it was mostly due to the beau

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    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF While the blurb say masterfully written that is not my overall assessment The Plum Tree is about life from the other side of the coin in WW2; the life of a German girl and her family This is a point of view I have not really considered until now Christine is 17 in 1938 and in love for the first time with Isaac who has Jewish grandparents She is heartbroken when Hitler passes one of his many decrees and Isaac and his family are fe

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    Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF Christine I want you to understand something War makes perpetrators of some criminals of others and victims of everyone Not all of the soldiers on the front are fighting for Hitler and his ideals Just because a soldier is i

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    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF This is a story of the war of the grave injustices the horrors of the concentration camps It is a story of unmitigated hate but it is also a l

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    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read This is the first book I've read by Ellen Marie Wiseman I'll read this author 'again' Its clear Ellen Marie Wiseman has excellent STORYTELLING 'talent Her writing 'flows' Its an Historical novel historically accurate about the Holocaust a topic I know much about from family members friends being Jewish other boo

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    characters The Plum Tree review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ó Ellen Marie Wiseman Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read Started off as a 4 star and gradually became a 25Oh I so so wanted to like this I'd heard so much about it and recognized the home village really a town in the first chapter as the very one in which I spent a lovely meaningful summer The stor

  9. says: [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read characters The Plum Tree

    review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ó Ellen Marie Wiseman [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF Ellen Marie Wiseman Ó 0 Free read Once in a while I fall prey to recommendations It's usually when I'm impatient and stressed and I'm looking for th

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    [The Plum Tree] EBOOK / PDF Yes I broke my rule and read this historical fiction about a normal and good German family during WW2All I can say

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Free read The Plum Tree ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook A deeply moving and masterfully written story of human resilience and enduring love The Plum Tree follows a young German woman through the chaos of World War II and its aftermathBloom where you're planted is the advice Christine Bölz receives from her beloved Oma But seventeen year old domestic Christine knows there is a whole world waiting beyond her small German village It's a world she's begun to glimpse through music books and through Isaac Bauerman the cultured son of the wealthy Jewish family she works for Yet the future she and Isaac dream of sharing faces greater challenges than their difference in stations In the fall of 1938 Germany is changing rapidly under Hitler's regime Anti Jewish posters are everywhere dissenting talk is silenced and a new law. I had the honor to read the original version of The Plum Tree before my dear friend Ellen even had an agent When I started reading it I could not put it down Although it takes place in war torn Germany during the reign of Hitler the story is about the German people their diversity their strength their conviction and their perseverance I believe that this book will appeal to readers of so many genres including historical and romance It is an absolutely fabulous read and especially poignant as many of the details in the story are from Ellen s family s experiences

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Free read The Plum Tree ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Rratives of the Holocaust and Second World War Pam Jenoff author of The Ambassador's DaughterA haunting and beautiful debut novel Anna Jean Mayhew author of The Dry Grass of AugustIn The Plum Tree Ellen Marie Wiseman boldly explores the complexities of the Holocaust This novel is at times painful but it is also a satisfying love story set against the backdrop of one of the most difficult times in human history T Greenwood author of Two RiversAn unusual point of view on the Holocaust The Plum Tree is a story of star crossed lovers in a time of genocideThe details are exuisite and very thorough Young adult readers will find it refreshing to read a different perspective toward WWII Germany The terrors of the war will ignite compassion and disbelief – VOYA Magazi. Started off as a 4 star and gradually became a 25Oh I so so wanted to like this I d heard so much about it and recognized the home village really a town in the first chapter as the very one in which I spent a lovely meaningful summer The story had such promise but too often I wanted to throw the book across the room Reasons therefore1 The heavy fisted Defense of the Good German I m actually uite sympathetic but sometimes this felt like a defense in the guise of a novel Our heroine s concerns about the Nazis were often cloaked in a perspectives that didn t at all seem to line up with her station in life and education 2 A lot of telling instead of showing We hear a lot about the hard work of Mutti but we despite the long descriptions we don t see it The central love affair begins in the first chapter but the couple have fallen in love before the book begins We don t see that attraction that cements the book together Why on earth is she friends with Kate 3 The last third of the book reads completely as a Plot Device So That Our Heroine Must Return I think I may have said out loud Really Must we4 The character of Stefan Twiddle your handlebar mustacheBut I did read it all and I do think the author has uite a bit of potential I agree with previous reviews but was willing to overlook the ber description and gratuitous use of German phrases with inconsistent definitions And in reading the Author s Note I gather she was trying to include as many anecdotes as possible in homage to her mother and grandmother but it made for scenes that didn t further the narrative especially in the final third of the book which tried my patience Perhaps a memoir would have been fitting In the meantime I m puzzled with the strong reviews wish there had been a much stronger hand as editor and rewriting the book in my head

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Free read The Plum Tree ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Forbids Christine from returning to her job and from having any relationship with Isaac In the months and years that follow Christine will confront the Gestapo's wrath and the horrors of Dachau desperate to be with the man she loves to survive and finally to speak out Set against the backdrop of the German homefront this is an unforgettable novel of courage and resolve of the inhumanity of war and the heartbreak and hope left in its wake Advance Praise For Ellen Marie Wiseman'sThe Plum Tree The Plum Tree is a touching story of heroism and loss a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of love to transcend the most unthinkable circumstances Deft storytelling and rich characters make this a highly memorable read and a worthy addition to the na. Christine I want you to understand something War makes perpetrators of some criminals of others and victims of everyone Not all of the soldiers on the front are fighting for Hitler and his ideals Just because a soldier is in the battle doesn t mean that he believes in the war The Plum Tree is a story of a young girl Christine and her family during WWII and the Nazi occupation of Germany Beyond that it is a tale of love and survival of loss and strength and a tale of hope It is historical fiction woven with a tale of romance between a young German girl and a young German Jew at the height of the terror in Nazi occupied Germany We have all learned about WWII Nazi Germany the concentration camps and the horrors that befell Jews in Eastern Europe during Hitler s reign however this book brought this rich and terrifying history to life through the eyes of a young German girl and her family in ways that I had not experienced before This is the first book that I have read from a German viewpoint rather than that of a concentration camp or German Jew s perspective And the story was chillingChristine is a sympathetic protagonist who was easy to identify with When the book opens she is only 17 and is in love with a young Jewish boy from a well to do family Predictably although I don t mean this as a slight their world changes when the war begins and Jewish families are targeted by Hitler and his men We follow Christine through the changes in her hometown including air raids bombings rationing of food destruction Jewish families being whisked away in the night to work campus street shootings and unspeakable violence We often are not sure what has come of Christine s father who was sent off to fight in the army or Isaac Christine s love who is likely sent away for being JewishEllen Marie Wiseman writes this novel from personal experience as a first generation German American Ellen Marie spent much of her life between Germany and America and heard many tales from family members who lived during this time and experienced these unspeakable horrors This gives the novel a freshness and a truthfulness that is easy to seeTo say you loved this book feels wrong it is haunting and heartbreaking and horrific but it is also a lovely tale of young love and the heroism and spirit of a young German girl living in an unspeakably cruel world in a horrible period in Germany s history That being said this book is certainly a new favorite of mine and will be cherished forever Although I thought I knew a great deal about this time period WWII and Nazi Occupied Germany I was wrong The perspective and the details from this story will undoubtedly stay with me forever The copy I read was an ARC which I was fortunate to be able to borrow and I look forward to getting my hands on my own personal copy when The Plum Tree hits the shelves on December 24

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  • The Plum Tree
  • Ellen Marie Wiseman
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  • 25 April 2019
  • 9780758278449