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The Dance Teacher of Paris [electronic resource]

Fortin, Suzanne2023
'I actually teared up, reading about the sacrifices those brave people were willing to make in order to save innocent lives. This is a must-read for any historical fiction lover!' NetGalley review, 5 stars'But how will I look after them? Where can I hide them?' She looked up at me and didn't try to stop the tears from falling. 'I'm begging you. Please, save our children.' Paris, 1942. As the Germans occupy the city she calls home, Adele Basset is determined to keep her pupils' spirits up. Their dance class offers a moment of solace in the dark days of occupation. But when the Germans demand the names of her Jewish students, Adele is spurred into action. She can't stand silent while they're taken from her.Hiding her Jewish pupils in the school attic, Adele puts her life on the line in search of an escape. Joining forces with her childhood friend, Manu, the pair gradually entangle themselves in the lives of the Nazi officers. Soon, their plan starts to take shape. They will do anything to help the children to safety. Even if it means paying the ultimate price to save innocent lives... An absolutely heart-breaking and unforgettable novel about the strength of the human spirit and the courage of ordinary people in the darkest days of war. Fans of The Lost Girls of Paris, The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Rose Code will be hooked from the very first page.Readers are gripped by The Dance Teacher of Paris:'Heart-wrenching and emotive read that is also full of hope... I couldn't put it down' NetGalley review, 5 stars 'The best book I have read all year... I couldn't put it down' NetGalley review, 5 stars'I was hooked from the first page!... I'll remember Manu and Adele's story for quite some time, a fantastic story' NetGalley review, 5 stars
[Place of publication not identified] : Embla Books, 2023
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