In Into the Forest, Rebecca Frankel tells the harrowing story of two Jewish sisters who survived Auschwitz and then fled into the forest to join a partisan brigade. This is an incredible tale of strength, endurance, and love in the face of impossible odds.
For who is this book for ?
- This book is a harrowing account of the Holocaust that will keep you hooked until the last page.
- The story of these two sisters is one of strength and endurance in the face of impossible odds.
- The love between these sisters is truly inspirational in the darkest of times.
- The author frequently interrupts the narrative of the sisters’ story to provide historical context, which can be jarring and interrupting.
- The book is a little bit more than 400 pages long, which might be daunting for some readers.
- The ending feels a little bit rushed and incomplete.
Learn more about the author
Rebecca Frankel is a Senior Editor at Foreign Policy magazine and the author of War Dogs: The Story of America’s Elite Military Animals. She has covered conflict and warfare from Iraq to Afghanistan, where she was embedded with U.S. troops during Operation Enduring Freedom as well as with British forces in Basra. Her work has also appeared in publications such as Esquire, GQ, New York Times Magazine, Salon, Newsweek International, Time Out New York ,and Village Voice .
“Into the Forest is a beautifully written and incredibly suspenseful account of two sisters who fight to survive Auschwitz and then flee into the forest to join a partisan brigade. This is an important story that needs to be told, and Rebecca Frankel tells it with grace and sensitivity.”
“Into the Forest by Rebecca Frankel is a Holocaust story of survival, triumph and love. This book tells the harrowing story of two Jewish sisters who survived Auschwitz concentration camp and then fled into the forest to join a partisan brigade during World War II. Into the Forest is an incredible tale of strength, endurance and love in the face of impossible odds.”
“Into the Forest is an amazing book! The author does a fantastic job of describing the brutality of Auschwitz and life in the forest as a partisan. I couldn’t put it down!”