Annelies: A Novel
“Gillham is a powerful storyteller, and Annelies is marbled with spare eloquence that captures the absurdity of life after the camps. . . . A novel that reminds the world to remember Anne Frank is most welcome.” —USA Today
“A haunting what-if.” —Georgia Hunter, New York Times bestselling author of We Were the Lucky Ones
“Not only a poignant reminder of all that was lost during the war, but a vivid, searching exploration of what it meant to exist in the aftermath.” —Jessica Shattuck, New York Times bestselling author of The Women in the Castle
From the author of City of Women, a powerful new novel that asks the question: What if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust?
Anne Frank is a cultural icon whose diary painted a vivid picture of the Holocaust and made her an image of humanity in one of history’s darkest moments. But she was also a person—a precocious young girl with a rich inner life and tremendous skill as a writer. In this masterful new novel, David R. Gillham explores with breathtaking empathy the woman—and the writer—she might have become.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ccheripka - LibraryThing
Good story about what might have been if Anne Frank had survived the atrocities of World War II in Europe against the Jewish people....A mixture of fact and fiction, always fascinating. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JanaRose1 - LibraryThing
What if Anne Frank had survived? This book takes that premise and explores her life before hiding, and then her reunion with her father after surviving a concentration camp. I think this book has a ... Read full review