The Hitler Trilogy

Did Hitler's daughter, Heidi, really exist?  What if she did?

 

The bombs were falling and the smoke rising from the concentration camps, but all Hitler's daughter knew was the world of lessons with Fraulein Gelber and the hedgehogs she rescued from the cold. Was it just a story, or did Hitler's daughter really exist? And If you were Hitler's daughter, would all the horror that occurred be your fault, too?  Do things that happened a long time ago still matter?

 

First published in 1999, Hitler's Daughter has sold over 100,000 copies in Australia alone and has received great critical acclaim, both in Australia and the twelve counties where it has been published. 

 

It has also been adapted into an award-winning play by Monkey Baa Theatre.

A companion piece to the best-selling Hitler's Daughter, this is a story of war-torn Europe during WWII, as seen through the eyes of a young German boy Georg, who loses his family and must forget his past and who he is in order to survive.

 

 It's 1939, and for Georg, son of an English academic living in Germany, life is full of cream cakes and loving parents. It is also a time when his teacher measures the pupils' heads to see which of them have the most 'Aryan'- shaped heads. But when a university graduation ceremony turns into a pro-Nazi demonstration, Georg is smuggled out of Germany to war-torn London and then across enemy seas to Australia where he must forget his past and who he is in order to survive.

 

Hatred is contagious, but Georg finds that kindness can be, too

This is the story of Johannes, and Frau Timmins, and the strange girl now known as ‘Helga'.

 

 

It is also the story of how they survived the death camps, the vast wilderness faced by refugees in World War Two, and how they eventually found happiness in Australia.

 

 

The final title in the multi award-winning Hitler series, this compelling story follows on from Heidi's story in Hitler's Daughter and Georg's in Pennies for Hitler, and shows us that evil must be fought and defeated. But once you've won, the hardest and most necessary battle is to understand and forgive.

 

 

And to learn how to love and live again.

© Jackie French