Nowhere in Africa: An Autobiographical Novel - Stefanie Zweig Reviews
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~ INTRODUCTION ~ I discovered this book while browsing one Sunday afternoon in Borders, Charing Cross Road in London with my partner. Once I read it, it immediately became one of my favourite novels. I tend to be drawn towards storylines in books or movies that deal with the Second World War or colonial Africa. As luck would have it, Nowhere in Africa has both of them. Written by German author-editor Stephanie Zweig and published in 1998, the autobiographical novel recounts the years the author spent in Kenya as a young girl during the Holocaust. ~ THE PLOT ~ From Leobschütz, Nazi Germany, 1937, Jewish-German lawyer, Walter Reidlich - ... Read the complete review