From Wednesday 8 September we will operating under Level 2 restrictions.  We will be returning to usual opening hours.

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* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore

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Our next book club meeting is on Monday 11 October at 6pm.  Our theme for this month is the book that you would recommend to almost anyone.  Check out Facebook or email us to find out more.

All But My Life - A Memoir
All But My Life - A Memoir
Klein, Gerda Weissmann

The story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. It takes the reader on a terrifying journey from the author's comfortable home in the Polish town of Bielitz to her survival and liberation by American troops - one of whom was to become her husband - in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945. Gerda's childhood was shattered when the Nazi's marched into Poland in 1939. Although the Weissmanns were permitted to live on for a while in the basement of their home, they were eventually separated and sent to German labour camps. Over the next few years, Gerda experienced the slow stripping away of all but her life. By the end of the war she had lost her parents, brother, home, possessions and community; even the firends she had made in the labour camps were dead. Despite her experiences, Gerda Klein conveys a strength of spirit and faith in humanity, demonstrating how hatred can be overcome....

Second hand Paperback