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Francoise Frenkel's real-life account of flight from Berlin on the 'night of broken glass'. She was once a successful bookseller, of French editions, but that life would end.

Francoise Frenkel's real life account of flight from Berlin on the 'night of broken glass', is abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams and translated by Stephanie Smee.

The author had a thriving bookshop in Berlin, selling French editions, newspapers and magazines. Society types and celebrities would drop by to browse, buy and socialise. Then 1935 heralded a dark dawn..

Read by Samantha Spiro

Producer Duncan Minshull.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 30 Jan 2018 00:30

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