Escape To London

Escape To London

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Austria, 1938. Anne von Korvacs watches in horror as Hitler's tanks roll through the streets of Vienna, amid crowds of cheering supporters. Her embittered ex-husband, now a fervent member of the Nazi cause, is among the cavalcade - he is burning with hatred for Anne, seeing her as a symbol of the old Austrian empire he once served. A chance encounter with a British journalist leaves Anne with a secret that must be smuggled out of the country, and Anne knows that she must forsake her beloved Vienna and with her children flee to Britain. In a thrilling journey that will separate sisters and brothers, parents and children, Anne and her family escape to freedom, to dream of a reunion in far-away London. Mary Jane Staples introduces a cast of gloriously warm characters in this wartime romantic adventure.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 27mm | 246g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552162663
  • 9780552162661

About Mary Jane Staples

Mary Jane Staples was born, bred and educated in Walworth, and is the author of many bestselling novels including the ever-popular cockney sagas featuring the Adams family.show more

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46 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 37% (17)
4 26% (12)
3 22% (10)
2 11% (5)
1 4% (2)
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