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{Download E-pub} Í The Pieces from Berlin Î In the great disorder of wartime Berlin, Lucia Muller Rossi was an unofficial star mistress to an Ambassador, the whole world to her young son, and guardian of all the lovely things her Jewish friends were forced to leave behind as they took the trains tothe death camps Sixty years later, one of those fine pieces sits for sale in the window of Lucia s antiques shop and its true owner happens to pass by In that moment, a whole lifetime of silence cracks open and Lucia s family face the wrenching duty of examining a past almost too horrifying to remember eh the book seemed to be in need of some editing It didn t flow and lots of parts were just clunky in both dialouge and pace It seemed to have the potential to be very interesting especially being based on a true events the main character was based off a real person but for some reason, it just didn t work. I m interested in our contemporary struggle to return art and family treasures lost or stolen during the Nazi regime Searching for reading material on the subject, this book cropped up in the library card catalogue.It is a chilling novel that centers on the struggle to survive in Nazi Germany and the painful memories that linger decades later.For me, this was not so much a book I sought to enjoy, but a subject I am eager to understand a bitPye s novel offers some perspective on how Jewis I m interested in our contemporary struggle to return art and family treasures lost or stolen during the Nazi regime Searching for reading material on the subject, this book cropped up in the library card catalogue.It is a chilling novel that centers on the struggle to survive in Nazi Germany and the painful memories that linger decades later.For me, this was not so much a book I sought to enjoy, but a subject I am eager to understand a bitPye s novel offers some perspective on how Jewish families may have come to part with their most valued possessions and what their expectations were regarding their return It also provided a glimse into the world of the dealer who received the art and antiques.It is a chilling story about loss and survival anger and memory The story provided me some additional insight into the horror of the Nazi regime and the grave importance of never forgetting what happened The premise of the novel sounded interesting enough that I ripped the calendar page from the 2004 Book a Day calendar long ago I finally got around to purchasing the novel It revolved around an Italian woman, married to a Swiss man, who received goods from Jews living in Berlin during WW II The goods ended up in her shop in Switzerland and years later, a woman passes by the window and spots a table she had owned So, that certainly sounded intriguing But then I began reading The plot beca The premise of the novel sounded interesting enough that I ripped the calendar page from the 2004 Book a Day calendar long ago I finally got around to purchasing the novel It revolved around an Italian woman, married to a Swiss man, who received goods from Jews living in Berlin during WW II The goods ended up in her shop in Switzerland and years later, a woman passes by the window and spots a table she had owned So, that certainly sounded intriguing But then I began reading The plot became so convoluted that I m still not sure what exactly happened in the closing pages I found the characters to be quite unlikeable and their attitudes angered me I wanted things to happen I wanted people to be found out I wantedexcitement that I got Yes, I read the book fairly quickly and I did complete it, but rest assured, it won t be listed on any list of mine of must reads Wartime Berlin, a rather unscrupulous Italian woman married to a Swiss soldier with a German son A twisty jigsaw puzzle which eventually falls neatly into place.