In pre-war Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles away in New York, there's an inescapable glance of recognition between two strangers...
Providence is giving Lenka and Josef one more chance. From the glamorous ease of life in Prague before the Occupation, to the horrors of Nazi Europe, The Lost Wife explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit- and the strength of memory.
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“I never stopped loving Lenka, even when my letters were returned and the newspapers revealed the deaths of millions of Jews who had been incinerated into a ceaseless cloud of black smoke.” Josef escapes to America but not without severe loss and self-doubt, whereas Lenka ends up in Terezin conc...Nov 08 2011 | Read Full Review of The Lost Wife
Lenka, a young art student, and Josef, a medical student, meet in Prague in the last golden days before the Second World War and fall in love.| Read Full Review of The Lost Wife
“I am now certain of one thing,” Lenka admits, “whatever belief I still had in God… is now completely gone.” It is only years later, when Lenka and Josef attend their grandchildren’s wedding, that history begins to rewrite itself, correcting a small piece of a momentous tragedy.Apr 05 2012 | Read Full Review of The Lost Wife
Although those put to work in the art studio had plenty to do, they still managed to work secretly on their own pieces that they hoped to be able to somehow smuggle out of Terezin to alert those outside to the horrors taking place behind the camp fences.May 18 2012 | Read Full Review of The Lost Wife
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