Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's...
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Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay - Fascinating and heartbreaking historical fiction
The Bottom Line cried. We like to believe that we will never forget the Holocaust - the lives lost, the atrocities committe...
Sarah's Key - Compelling Read - Lean & Mean
A little known event of the Holocaust is shared in a compelling tragedy of a young Jewish girl. Definitely worth a read. Although “Sarah’s Key” does not measure up to the compelling “Suite Francais...
Pros: Well explored history, engaging characters, dueling time periods
Cons: Meandering ending
Pros: Plotting is incomparable, Sarah will stay with you long after you finish the book.
Cons: Breaks down in the last part of the story, where Julia Jarmond is featured.