The Collaborator

The Collaborator

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An act of heroism, the taint of collaboration, a doomed love affair and an Australian woman who travels across the world to discover the truth ...

It is 1944 in Budapest and the Germans have invaded. Miklos Nagy risks his life and confronts the dreaded Adolf Eichmann in an attempt save thousands of Hungarian Jews from the death camps. But no one could have foreseen the consequences ...

It is 2005 in Sydney, and Annika Barnett sets out on a journey that takes her to Budapest and Tel-Aviv to discover the truth about the mysterious man who rescued her grandmother in 1944.

By the time her odyssey is over, history has been turned on its head, past and present collide and the secret that has poisoned the lives of three generations is finally revealed in a shocking climax that holds the key to their redemption.
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Product details

  • 122 x 132mm | 68g
  • Bolinda Audio Books
  • Tullamarine, Australia
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0655618546
  • 9780655618546
  • 109,299

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'Like Geraldine Brooks, Diane Armstrong's historical research is expertly woven into the fabric of a fictional tale, providing an engrossing `faction' of heroism and resilience which will appeal to both fans of fictional dramatic/romantic sagas, as well as lovers of insightful history.' -- Australian Bookseller+Publisher
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About Diane Armstrong

Diane Armstrong was born in Poland and arrived in Australia with her parents on the SS Derna in 1948. After gaining a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney, she became a freelance journalist. Over 3,000 of her articles have been published in Australia and around the world, winning national and international awards. Deidre Rubenstein is regarded as one of Australia's most accomplished actors. As a stage actress, she has starred in productions with all major Australian theatre companies, and has created three highly acclaimed one-woman shows which have toured Australia and overseas. As a film actress, Deidre won an Australian Film Industry (AFI) award for Best Actress in the mini-series Palace of Dreams. Deidre is also a multi-award-winning narrator. Audiobooks narrated for Bolinda include Elizabeth Costello by Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee, Gilgamesh by Joan London, Elizabeth Harrower novels as well as ABC titles Australian Heroines of World War One, Miss Muriel Matters and Mrs Kelly.
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Rating details

137 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 43% (59)
4 35% (48)
3 15% (21)
2 5% (7)
1 1% (2)
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