The Rabbit Girls



The Rabbit Girls Berlin, 1989 As the wall between East and West falls, Miriam Winter cares for her dying father, Henryk When he cries out for someone named Frieda and Miriam discovers an Auschwitz tattoo hidden under his watch strap Henryk s secret history begins to unravel.Searching for clues of her father s past, Miriam finds an inmate uniform from the Ravensbr ck women s camp concealed among her mother s things Within its seams are dozens of letters to Henryk written by Frieda The letters reveal the disturbing truth about the Rabbit Girls , young women experimented on at the camp And amid their tales of sacrifice and endurance, Miriam pieces together a love story that has been hidden away in Henryk s heart for almost fifty years.Inspired by these extraordinary women, Miriam strives to break through the walls she has built around herself Because even in the darkest of times, hope can survive. Free Read [ The Rabbit Girls ] By [ Anna Ellory ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • 396 pages
  • The Rabbit Girls
  • Anna Ellory
  • English
  • 04 March 2018

10 thoughts on “The Rabbit Girls

  1. Paige says:

    This centers around Miriam who is the present day character,so than focusing on the past and Henryk Miriam is not only givenchapters than Henryk, but her chapters are also notably longer The dictation of Miriam s chapters typically either focus on her repetitive inquiry into the letters she found that are related to her father Henryk or her personal life and the problems that she has with her abusive husband Henryk s chapter s typically focus on his own marital problems rather This centers around Miriam who is the present day character,so than focusing on the past and Henryk Miriam is not only givenchapters than Henryk, but her chapters are also notably longer The dictation of Miriam s chapters typically either focus on her repetitive inquiry into the letters she found that are related to her father Henryk or her personal life a...

  2. Barbara says:

    If you ve just picked this one as your AugustPrime First Read then you are in for a treat eventually The first quarter of this book is slow really slow and I wondered if I d made a mistake in choosing it That said, once it gets going, it s as if it s a completely different book.Two characters tell their stories directly Miriam and her father Henryk and a third tells hers via letters hidden inside the seams and pockets of an inmate s uniform from one of Germany s concentrati If you ve just picked this one as your AugustPrime First Read then you are in for a treat eventually The first quarter of this book is slow really slow and I wondered if I d made a mistake in choosing it That said, once it gets going, it s as if it s a completely different book.Two characters tell their stories directly Miriam and her father Henryk and a third tells hers via letters hidden inside the seams and pockets of an inmate s uniform from one of Germany s concentration camps The book opens in Berlin with one of the most important liberations of Germany s 20th Century the destruction of the Berlin wall and the eruption of Eastern Germans rushing into their divided city It s focus though is on the abuse and eventual liberations of the death camps at the end of the Second World War and the life of people in those camps under the administration ...

  3. Page Turner says:

    The book had a slow start and I found the plot was convoluted and difficult to follow at times Towards the end things moved fast and it started to makesense The isolated moments began to fit together.

  4. Kate says:

    A deeply moving and upsetting story about the suffering of the so called Rabbit Girls in Ravensbruck concentration camp The narrative moves between the unhappy Miriam, writing in Germany in 1989 as the Berlin Wall tumbled, the letters of Frieda, smuggled out of Ravensbruck, and the reminiscences of Henryk, father of Miriam and the lover of Frieda, who is now facing his death Parts aresuccessful than most with the most memorable sections preserved for Frieda By contrast, Miriam remains d A deeply moving and upsetting story about the suffering of the so called Rabbit Girls in Ravensbruck concent...

  5. Michaela Savage-Clowes says:

    I picked this book as myfirst reads for August, not really expecting too much and then not able to stop reading It s a story that will stay with me.

  6. Meg Lelvis says:

    Really two and a half stars for this I thought the focus would be on the women in Ravensbruck and their stories, but Miriam s story overshadowed it I never could understand what Miriam s mental problem was, although I skimmed some parts I could ve missed it I thought she may be an unreliable narrator, in that she seemed to be delusional and seeme...

  7. Nina says:

    Not great, but not bad The Rabbit Girls refers to women who were used as guinea pigs in the concentration camps The story concerns a woman in 1989 abused by her husband, who escapes him long enough to care for her dying father At her father s apartment she uncovers the fact that he has numbers tattooed on his wrist under his watch band Why she had been bathing him and tending him for a few weeks without ever removing his watch is a bit of a mystery She also finds a woman s concentration Not great, but not bad The Rabbit Girls refers to women who were used as guinea pigs in the concentration camp...

  8. Linda Griffiths says:

    Superb writingI only chose this book because it was on offer After reading just a few pages I was hooked, and would have happily paid the full price to readThe book draws you into the characters from the beginning, and doesn t waste time or wor...

  9. Ashley Abbott says:

    I picked up The Rabbit Girls as part ofFirst Reads The thing that caught my attention was the setting in Berlin as the wall between East and West falls I think this is an interesting part of history and I d like to make a conscious effort to readset in this time period However, as this book islike three stories and three time periods wrapped into one, the Berlin Wall setting got lost on me a little bit.The Rabbit Girls tells the story Miriam caring for her dying father, He I picked up The Rabbit Girls as part ofFirst Reads The thing that caught my attention was the setting in Berlin as the wall between East and West falls I think this is an interesting part of history and I d like to make a conscious effort to readset in this time period However, as this book islike three stories and three time periods wrapped into one, the Berlin Wall setting got lost on me a little bit.The Rabbit Girls tells the story Miriam caring for her dying father, Henryk, in the present day as the Berlin Wall falls One day, Miriam discovers an Auschwitz tattoo hidden under her father s watch strap which leads her to finding a bunch of letters to Hen...

  10. Susan and Nigel Draper says:

    Haunting taleThe Rabbit Girls tells the story of Miriam who goes to care for her dying father Henryk in Berlin in the days following the fall of the wall that has divided the city since the 1960s It has the claustrophobic feeling of being in the intense situation of caring for someone who is terminally ill, where outside events are viewed as being almost unreal Against the backdrop of caring for Henryk, we also find the story of Miriam s parents during the Second World War when she discovered Haunting taleThe Rabbit Girls tells the story of Miriam who goes to care for her dying father Henryk in Berlin in the days following the fall of the wall that has divided the city since the 1960s It has the claustrophobic feeling of being in the intense situation of caring for someone who is terminally ill, where outside events are viewed as being almost unreal Against the backdrop of caring for Henryk, we also find the story of Miriam s parents during the Second World War when she discovered the concentration camp tattoo hidden under Henryk s watchstrap Told through letters she finds hidden in her dead mother s wardrobe, we are lead through the dark days of wartime Germany There are three interwoven threads going through this book the immediate caring for a dying man, the horr...

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