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Escape to London / by Mary Jane Staples.

By: Staples, Mary JaneMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Adams Family series ; 30.Publication details: London : Bantam, 2007Description: 463 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593052181 (hbk.) :; 0593052188 (hbk.) :; 9780552151108 (pbk.) :; 0552151106 (pbk.); 0552151106 (pbk.) :Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Fiction | Divorced people -- Fiction | Nazis -- Fiction | Austrians -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | National socialism -- Fiction | Family relations -- Fiction | Family sagas | Austrians Fiction | Austria -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: Austria, 1938. Anne von Korvacs watches in horror as Hitler's tanks roll through the streets of Vienna, amid crowds of cheering supporters. Her embittered ex-husband, now a fervent supporter of the Reich, is among the cavalcade - he is burning with hatred for Anne, seeing her as a symbol of the old Austrian empire he once served. A chance encounter with a British journalist leaves Anne with a secret microfilm that must be smuggled out of the country, and Anne knows that she must forsake her beloved Vienna and with her children flee to Britain. In a thrilling journey that will separate sisters and brothers, parents and children, Anne and her family escape to freedom, to dream of a reunion in far-away London. Mary Jane Staples introduces a cast of gloriously warm characters in this wartime romantic adventure.
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Austria, 1938. Anne von Korvacs watches in horror as Hitler's tanks roll through the streets of Vienna, amid crowds of cheering supporters. Her embittered ex-husband, now a fervent supporter of the Reich, is among the cavalcade - he is burning with hatred for Anne, seeing her as a symbol of the old Austrian empire he once served. A chance encounter with a British journalist leaves Anne with a secret microfilm that must be smuggled out of the country, and Anne knows that she must forsake her beloved Vienna and with her children flee to Britain. In a thrilling journey that will separate sisters and brothers, parents and children, Anne and her family escape to freedom, to dream of a reunion in far-away London. Mary Jane Staples introduces a cast of gloriously warm characters in this wartime romantic adventure.

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