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Kelly Rimmer Launches The German Wife

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Kelly Rimmer Launches The German Wife

Tue 10 May at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Celebrate local bestselling author Kelly Rimmer’s latest novel The German Wife at Orange City Library on Tuesday 10 May at 5.30pm.

Berlin, 1934. Sofie Rhodes is the aristocratic wife of a scientist whose post-WWI fortunes change for the better when her husband, Jurgen, is recruited for Hitler’s new rocket project. But too late they realise the Nazis’ plans to weaponize Jurgen’s technology as they begin to wage war against the rest of Europe.

 Alabama, 1949. Jurgen is one of hundreds of Nazi scientists offered pardons and taken to the US to work for the CIA’s fledgling space program. Sofie, now the mother of four, misses Germany terribly and struggles to fit in among the other NASA wives. In a moment of loneliness, she confesses to a neighbour, Avril Walters, about Jurgen’s membership in the SS.

 When the scandalous news about the Rhodes family’s affiliation with the Nazi party spreads, idle gossip turns to bitter rage, and the act of violence that results will tear apart a community and a family before the truth is finally revealed – but is it murder, revenge or justice?

Details

Date:
Tue 10 May
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/316026241997

Other

Local government area
Orange
Artforms
Literature
Source
Submitted online

Venue

Orange City Library
147 Byng Street, Civic Precinct
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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