Salt To The Sea (Scarica)
Very well researched I find it very sad that history forgets such a tragic event Ruth S brings it to life beautifully #The uxtaposition between characters makes it very compelling This book moved me to tears Highly # juxtaposition between characters makes it very compelling This book moved me to tears Highly This is a fantastically chilling tale of untold events of WW2 Salt to the Sea is largely characters driven thus has a cast of intriguing characters that are entirely gripping Set against the backdrop of winter 1945 the story is thoroughly heart aching and all
consuming did an amazing KaBOOM!: One Entrepreneur's Quest to Build Community SAVE PLAY! job of doing these eventsustice Sepetys did amazing ob of doing these events ustice her writing An absolute must read Wow what a fantastic read I loved the writing style and how we got to know the characters in bitesize pieces which I found really engaging I read the last few pages 3 times ust to ensure I captured everythingI knew nothing about this huge Maritime disaster but will definitely research it Great bookinteresting characters which are explained in chapters throughout the book good to learn about this true story and very upsetting about the huge loss of human life Salt to the Sea is a powerful YA historical fiction novel set in Germany and East Prussia towards the end of World War 2 Desperate to flee people are trekking across Germany to board the Wilhelm Gustloff that will take them away from this war torn land We follow four characters all from different lands all with secrets all attempting to board the ship Based on the true event of the largest maritime disaster in history this compelling novel will take you away and leave you thinking about it long after you turn the final pageI love Supetys other nove The book is like brand new perfect It s a great read I listened to it on audible and then purchased the book as a gift for a friend I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book It is written in an original way and I felt that I knew each of the four main characters by the end of the story The events seemed like a first hand account and rang true as I supposed they would since the author is the daughter of Lithuanian refugees I am currently reading another of Ruta Sepetys novels Saw the author being interviewed on Breakfast. BRAND NEW Exactly same ISBN .
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A devout Nazi is easy to mock and hate It was not until after finishing the book that I remembered his young age and realised that he is simply a lonely and troubled boy swept up by the wave of hatred that devoured much of Europe at the time While this might not lead to forgiveness it must surely lend itself to understanding Aside from this main cast the supporting characters are ust as involving with the
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Klaus the boy often providing a brief respite from thesense of boy often providing a brief respite from the lingering sense of book is split into a series of very short chapters some stretching to only one line However what they lack in length they each make up for with the strength of their emotional gut shots conspiring by the end to leave you feeling pummelled and punch drunk The often soft and gentle prose seems almost out of place when describing such bleak scenes and emotions but somehow makes them all the affectingThe pacing of the book is very impressive It starts off slowly and I must admit that having read the superb Carnegie contenders The Bone Sparrow and The Smell of Other People s Houses I initially wondered how it had managed to beat them to the prize However as the pages flicked over I realised how effective the book was at evoking the tense monotony and boredom of war the characters are constantly looking over their shoulders but with little to actually do other than trudge onwards and occasionally avert their eyes from the world s assorted horrors That being said when the final action kicks off the intensity of it is enough to leave you dizzy I read the final 100 pages in a single stressful sittingDespite being a children s book I cannot think of another text that so matter of factly and brutally lays bare the desperation of war Some of the scenes involving children at the port left me so overwhelmed with disgust I had to stop reading to compose myself the only other book ever to make me do that is American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis This is an important story to tell based on an unbelievably forgotten history of a real life event but it is not an easy one to hea. ISBN carefully before orderin. TV and she was so enthusiastic inspiring and engaging I wanted to know about this terrible disaster of which most people like me had never heard about so I ordered a copy of her book immediately I have only ust started to read it but it has gripped me from the start the story being told through the eyes of four unrelated people I enjoy this style of narrative and the fact that it is based on a real event pays tribute to the thousands of people many of them children who lost their lives that night After reading Sepety s Between Shades and Out of the Easylingering sense of"a couple of years ago i have literally "couple of years ago I have literally counting down the months to this book s release and I can confidently say it did not disappoint Set in the winter of 1945 Sepety s third novel shows the closing months of WWII from an unfamiliar perspective the plight of EastPrussia an ancient German kingdom now part of northern Poland during the Sovietan ancient German kingdom now part of northern Poland during the Soviet across Europe as the Nazi s began to lose footing in the East The descriptions of the cold the fear the hunger and th As a teacher and a parent I have ample opportunity to observe uite how ruthlessly children can tell it how it is even my one year old son has learnt to roll his eyes at me However in my relatively sheltered life such a tendency is generally played out for comic effect and I have never really pondered how it might take a darker turn in turbulent times That is until I read Ruta Sepetys Carnegie Medal winner Salt to the SeaIn a near lyrical style Sepetys tells the tragic tale of four children fleeing Stalin s Red Army through Nazi territory hoping to find salvation on board an evacuation ship The story is told from the viewpoints of the four main characters Joanna Emilia Florian and Alfred each haunted by some concoction of fear fate shame and guilt from their past The characters feel painfully real brought to life with a string of drip fed details and subtle interactions It is how these young souls try to come to terms with and explain the atrocities of an adult world that lend the words their powerThe personalities are as complex as the dark subject matter demands for example Alfred. S listed Please double check. ,