War and Love
A family’s testament of anguish, endurance and devotion in occupied Amsterdam.
by Melanie Martin
“War and Love is a fascinating and detailed memoir of a family’s everyday life at a time of war.”
“An extraordinary story of one family’s torment, betrayal and perseverance in war time Amsterdam.”
An extraordinary story of one family’s torment, betrayal and perseverance in war time Amsterdam.
“The book delves into the question of how the Nazis created their Jew/Non-Jew dichotomy. They wanted the question of who should count as a Jew to be clear-cut, and often this was not the case as the twists and turns of this story demonstrate.”
“And then these Germans came and destroyed it, destroyed the family, destroyed everything.”
“The pictures add a lot, particularly those of identity cards, letters of release from army service and the photos of the people themselves at different stages in their lives.”
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