HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Flames of the Tiger by John Wilson
Loading...

Flames of the Tiger

by John Wilson

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
621191,731 (3.91)None
1940's Germany (1) 8-10 (1) adventure (2) battles (1) Canada (1) Canadian (1) chapter book (1) Eva (1) favorite (1) fiction (1) Germany (2) historical (1) historical fiction (4) history (2) Hitler (1) Holocaust (1) Level 5 (1) Nazi (1) Nazis (1) novel (1) racism (1) Russia (1) soldiers (1) SSR (1) survival (1) to-read (1) war (3) WWII (6) YA (3) young adult (1)

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Interesting book in that it looks at war from the perspective of a boy growing up in Germany during the rise of Hitler and the Second World war. The book opens with Dieter and his sister sitting in the dark next to a burning tank trying to keep a Canadian soldier with a head injury alive by talking about how they got there. Pulls no punches with Dieter having an older brother Reinhard in the SS who he idolises despite his father having completely opposite beliefs to Hitler. Reinhard espouses the Aryan race superiority notion and Dieter watches Jews in his home town be persecuted or disappear. He joins the Hitler Youth and as the war progresses, finds himself fighting alongside his brother as the Germans call up boys to reinforce their defences. But his brother is a changed man from the horror he has seen and tells Dieter to flee and surrender to the Allies who are fast closing in.
  nicsreads | Apr 3, 2009 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
i wonder what its like to live in germany in the 1930s to 40s
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Dieter and Greta struggle to survive in war-torn Germany as the Russian army advances.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
6 avail.
2 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.91)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 2
3.5
4 5
4.5
5 3

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,934,230 books! | Top bar: Always visible