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The Girl with No Name Audiobook

The Girl with No Name

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Publisher's Summary

Thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. She can't speak a word of English, and among her meagre belongings is one precious photograph of her family. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is.

The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children's home. With the war in full swing, what will become of Lisa now?

©2016 Diney Costeloe (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"A powerful and moving account of the brutality of war itself." (Tony Benn on The Lost Soldier)

"This book bears powerful witness to a grave injustice." (Martin Bell on The Lost Soldier)

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    Ingrid Norway 28/11/2016
    Ingrid Norway 28/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "I just loved it"
    What made the experience of listening to The Girl with No Name the most enjoyable?

    The love, grief, happiness, all it's twist and turns. Great WW2 book. Can't say to much don't want to spoil anything :-)


    What other book might you compare The Girl with No Name to, and why?

    The English Girl. Not the same, but still a lot of the same


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes I really had a problem with putting it down


    Any additional comments?

    Just read it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kat UK 14/10/2016
    Kat UK 14/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story, not keen on narrator"

    Great story line, exactly the kind of book I love, however, I found the narrator very stilted. Only kept going because I wanted to find out what happened to Liza/Charlotte

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    cecilia stewart 01/10/2016
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    "Perfect read"

    There has been so many books written about WW2 which I always enjoy,but This Book had something else to offer would recommend

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Norwich, United Kingdom 24/09/2016
    Amazon Customer Norwich, United Kingdom 24/09/2016 Member Since 2013

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    "A fabulous listen"

    I loved listening to this book, with all its twists & turns. I really didn't want it to end

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    Jane Austin Bedford, England 19/09/2016
    Jane Austin Bedford, England 19/09/2016 Member Since 2011

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    I really enjoyed this book. The story was very moving and the narration excellent. It showed how terrible it was for the German Jews and the appalling bombing in London. I would recommend it wholeheartedly.

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    J L CRIDGE 14/09/2016
    J L CRIDGE 14/09/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Girl with no name!"

    This is a very good book...I was kept interested all the way through! The narrator is very good and portrayed all the characters with different voices which added greatly to the enjoyment of the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia G Prince 31/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Don't miss it."

    Costeooe captures the emotional rollercoaster of one girls life and bringsntomlife the realities of war torn Britian.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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