Cesare

Author: Jerome Charyn
Homepage 9780857304377

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  • : $22.99(AUD)
  • : 9780857304377
  • : Oldcastle Books, Limited
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  • : February 2021
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Description

1937. A 17 year old German naval sub-cadet stumbles upon a gang of ruffians beating up a tramp, whose life he saves. The man is none other than spymaster Wilhelm Canaris. Canaris adopts the young man and dubs him 'Cesare'. Canaris is a man of contradictions who, while serving the regime, seeks to undermine the Nazis and helps Cesare hide Berlin's Jews. But the Nazis will lure many to Theresienstadt, a phony paradise in Czechoslovakia with sham restaurants, novelty shops, a cruel ghetto and way station to Auschwitz. When the woman Cesare loves is sent there, he must find a way to rescue her.