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One of the several books I have read in isolation was this thoroughly absorbing little known story of the saving of a thousand Hungarian Jews towards the end of WWII Using a ual and sometimes triple timeline we also get to experience the birth of the new nation of Israel Written by an octogenarian Holocaust survivor now living in Australia it was a compelling and enlightening read The factual history of Jewish Hungarian Rezso Kasztner is astounding In 1944 he bravely confronted Eichmann and negotiated the rescue of over 1000 Jewish Hungarians from certain Handbook of Agricultural Entomology death andeportation to Auschwitz The Dare for More deal succeeded in transporting these Jews on a rescue train to Switzerland and to safety However Kasztner was later accused of having collaborated with the Nazis a court case following that would bringown the Israeli government of the time and seal his tragic fateAnd yet espite this intriguing and complex story The Collaborator falls flat in Armstron. 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Is he a hero or a traitor Based astonishing true events set in the arkest Boku no Hero Academia dj - Osananajimi ga Sugoku Yakkai na Kosei ni Kakatteru days of World War II in Budapest this is an enthralling story of heroism vengeance passion and betrayal It is also the story of three women linked by a secret that threatens toestroy their lives For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz All That I Am and Schindler's Ark List An act of heroism the taint of collaboration a A Gypsy Promise doomed love affair and an Australian woman who travels across the world toiscover the truthIt is 1944 in Budapest and the Germans have invaded Jewish journalist Miklos Nagy risks his life and The CollaboratorThe readed Adolf EichmannIn 2005 Sydney Journalist Annika Barnett Has journalist Annika Barnett has wondered how her grandmother Marika survived the Holocaust and what happened to her uring WW II Her grandmother will never Masterplots II discuss her past and Annika has no idea how her Nana ended up living in AustraliaSheecides to travel to Budapest and eventually makes her way to Tel Aviv What she iscovers affects all three generations of her family and she finds out about her grandmothers secret pastThe books is a long one it s really a historical family saga about heroism betrayal passion and secrets Was Miklos Nagy a hero or a traitorI gave The Collaborator 3 Stars I M Sorry But 3 stars I m sorry but found the story very long tedious and I was glad when I finally reached the end I shared my review on Goodreads Twitter Australian Kobo and my bloghttpskarrenreadsbooksblogspotcom I always enjoy historical novels based on real people and events In 1944 a Jewish businessman Rudolf Kastner was able. FICTION'A cleverly crafted mystery a good story well told Armstrong's skill in weaving an elaborate fabric out of her characters and subject matter stand her in good steadthe bleak wintry landscapes of the Polish countryside are vividly captured' Andrew Riemer Sydney Morning Herald'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 ramaticromantic sagas as well as lovers of insightful history' Australian Bookseller Publishe. G s 465 page fictionalised adaptation Her target audience seemed so broad that the writing became seemed so broad that the writing became appealing to those interested in a sentimental love story or three and to those who lacked than a basic inkling about the Holocaust or about Israel Her invented characters iluted rather than enhanced the background story and MOVED IT TO PURE MELODRAMA IN ITS LAST STAGES it to pure melodrama in its last stages isappointing The facts underlying this novel are very interesting spinning a fictitious love story around it just The Alchemy of Yoga doesn t work for me with these kind of subjects It feels too much as if the holocaust has to be sold to people by wrapping it in some sugar coating Thanks to NetGalley Harleuin Australia and Diane Armstrong for giving me the chance to read and review her new book The CollaboratorBudapest 1944 Miklos Nagy is a Jewish journalist he sesperately trying to save as many Hungarian Jews as he can from the eath camps and he has #to negotiate their safety with. Onfronts the readed Adolf Eichmann #negotiate their safety with. Onfronts the Aliens Abroad dreaded Adolf Eichmann an attempt save thousands of Hungarian Jews from theeath camps But no one could have foreseen the conseuencesIt is 2005 in Sydney and Annika Barnett sets out on a journey that takes her to Budapest and Tel Aviv to Alcoholica Esoterica A Collection of Useful and Useless Information As It Relates to the History andConsumption of All Manner of Booze discover the truth about the mysterious man who rescued her grandmother in 1944By 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 redemptionPRAISE FOR DIANE ARMSTRONG'S.