The Mysterious Bookshop

Lawton, John - A Lily of the Field

A novel set before, during and after World War II follows the loosely parallel lives of an Austrian cellist, Meret Voytek, who's orchestra becomes part of the Hitler Youth, and Hungarian physicist Karel Szabo, who is recruited by the Americans to help build the atomic bomb. By the author of the Inspector Troy series.


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