Under Charred Skies

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AuthorHouse, Oct 9, 2015 - Fiction - 352 pages
Lene is deeply involved in the cultural awakening of the arts and civil rights after WW1 when the fateful Nazi tyranny tears her life apart. Betrayal and desolation almost destroy love and solidarity enjoyed by the women at the time.

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The funeral
The inflation
The fifty thousand mark loaf
Soup kitchens and Raffkes
Karl Schwesig
The Reichsbanner
The red shoes
Auto Da
Snow wedding
Mass emigration

The Zinglers
Time of Hope
Kinderspeisung not Panzerkreuzer
The Charite
Chapter 20
Rheinstrasse 3
The burntdown town

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The poet, writer and artist Greta Sykes has published her work in many anthologies. She is a member of the London Voices Poetry group and also produces art work for them. One of her own volumes entitled ́ ́The Intimacy of the Universe ́ ́ focuses on the environment. She is a member of the Exiled Writers Ink group. She is a leading member of the Socialist History Society and organises joint poetry events for them at the Poetry Café. Greta is a trained child psychologist and has taught at the Institute of Education, London University, where she is now an associate researcher. Her writing includes academic work, such as essays and consultations. Her particular focus is now on women’s emancipation and antiquity.

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