October Book Club: The Girl From Munich by Tania Blanchard

October Book Club: The Girl From Munich by Tania Blanchard

Girl-from-munich-facebook-metaAfter such a successful book club last month, we can’t wait to discuss The Girl From Munich with Tania Blanchard on the next Book Club.

If you don’t know about it already, The Girl From Munich is a stellar debut Aussie fiction about a young girl living in WW2 Germany who is increasingly disillusioned with her nation . . . It combines historical tragedy, romance, and true stories, delivering a superb and enriching immersive experience.

You can read our full review here.

We will be joined by author Meg Mason and Tania Blanchard herself, who will be explaining the true stories from her family history that inspired the book.

The Book Club is streamed live to our Facebook page at 8pm (AEST) on Wednesday 25 October 2017.

Make sure to tune in and bring your questions with you.

 

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                      Publisher details

                      The Girl From Munich
                      Author
                      Tania Blanchard
                      Publisher
                      Simon and Schuster
                      Released
                      01 September, 2017

                      Synopsis

                      Germany, 1943. The choices she makes will change her life forever.Growing up in Hitler’s Germany, Charlotte von Klein has big dreams for the future. Her mind is full of plans for a sumptuous wedding to her childhood sweetheart Heinrich while working for the Luftwaffe, proudly giving her all for the Fatherland.But in 1943, the tide of the war is turning against Germany, and Lotte’s life of privilege and comfort begins to collapsing around her. As Hitler’s Reich abandons Germany and the country falls to the Allied forces, Lotte is forced to flee from the unfolding chaos to the country with the darkly attractive Erich Drescher, her Luftwaffe superior.Amid the danger, pain and heartbreak of a country turning on itself, Lotte must forge a new life for herself. But as the country struggles to find its future, shadows of the past come rushing back and Lotte finds herself questioning everything she has fought for - love, duty and freedom.About the AuthorTania lives in Sydney with her husband and three children. Coming from a family with rich cultural heritage with a German mother and Italian father, stories have always been in her blood. Following a career in physiotherapy, it was only when she had her family that she decided to return to her passion of writing. Her debut novel is The Girl from Munich, the story she has always wanted to write, inspired by the fascinating stories told by her German grandmother, and she is currently working on the sequel, set in Australia in the 1950s.Tania is excited to have found her light bulb moment, her love for writing historical fiction. She looks forward to delving further into her interests of history and family stories to enrich and bring to life the many ideas inspired by the amazing tales she has gathered over the years.
                      Tania Blanchard
                      About the author

                      Tania Blanchard

                      Tania Blanchard was inspired to write by the fascinating stories her German grandmother told her as a child. Coming from a family with a rich cultural heritage, stories have always been in her blood. Her first novel published by Simon & Schuster Australia, The Girl from Munich, was a runaway bestseller, as was the sequel, Suitcase of Dreams published in 2018. Tania lives in Sydney with her husband and three children and is working on her third novel, Letters from Berlin, to be published in 2020.

                      Books by Tania Blanchard

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