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Homeland

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
It is 1988, the year before the Berlin Wall came down. Jonathan Fabrizius, a journalist living in West Germany, is asked to travel to the contested lands of former East Prussia - where the Nazi legacy lives on in buildings and fortifications - to write about the route for a car rally. It's a plum job, but his interest is piqued by a personal connection. Here, among the refugees fleeing the advancing Russians in 1945, he was born.

Homeland is a nuanced work from one of the great modern European storytellers, in which an everyday German comes face to face with his painful family history, and devastating questions about ordinary Germans' complicity in the war.



Hardback Editions

November 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Homeland
Author(s): Walter Kempowski
ISBN: 1-78378-352-4 / 978-1-78378-352-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Homeland
Author(s): Walter Kempowski
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU