My Story: The Storm to Come

You will be chilled… This on-the-spot vision of the unfolding of the Holocaust was written as it happened by a man who saw the Nazis rise. Yesterday, everything was normal. Today, they’ve taken your parents. Even your school isn’t safe. Who can you trust? As the Holocaust turns from a brutal plan into a living nightmare, two boys in Vienna – one German, one Jewish – find themselves trapped in a real-life hell. First published in 1940, at the very beginning of the Second World War, this extraordinary book chillingly predicts the terror of the storm to come.

“I feel as if I am in Vienna in 1940 watching the impossible unfold.” Meg Rosoff

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  • A lovely story

    8 March 2014

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    A very sad, but moving story. Keep and eye out for these my story books as some of them are very good

    5 March 2014

  • An upseting story , I read. This book but didn’t liked it much,to upseting for me

    5 March 2013

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  • Yankev Glatshteyn

    Yankev Glatshteyn was a Polish Jew who emigrated to America before the outbreak of the Second World War. He wrote EMIL AND KARL after a visit to Poland in 1934, and it was first published in Yiddish in New York in 1940. The book has not been translated into English until now.

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