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Publisher's Summary

Thirteen-year-old Lisa escapes from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport and arrives in England in August 1939. She can't speak a word of English, and among her meagre belongings is one precious photograph of her family. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is.
The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children's home. With the war in full swing, what will become of Lisa now?
©2016 Diney Costeloe (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"A powerful and moving account of the brutality of war itself." (Tony Benn on The Lost Soldier)
"This book bears powerful witness to a grave injustice." ( Martin Bell on The Lost Soldier)
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2 out of 5 stars
By lily on 02-23-17

Repetitive.

The narrators London accent of the characters was incredibly annoying and her German accent for that matter. Extremely repetitive and would explain everything to the T no room for your own imagination.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ingrid on 11-28-16

I just loved it

What made the experience of listening to The Girl with No Name the most enjoyable?

The love, grief, happiness, all it's twist and turns. Great WW2 book. Can't say to much don't want to spoil anything :-)

What other book might you compare The Girl with No Name to, and why?

The English Girl. Not the same, but still a lot of the same

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes I really had a problem with putting it down

Any additional comments?

Just read it

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Magic Maggie on 09-14-16

Girl with no name!

This is a very good book...I was kept interested all the way through! The narrator is very good and portrayed all the characters with different voices which added greatly to the enjoyment of the story.

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11 of 12 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 08-30-16

LOVED IT!

The best I have listened to! It really gave me a better understanding of what it must have been like living during the blitz - and you could feel the fear people must have felt. It was a good performance by the reader and I highly recommend this book.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By kathy quinton on 10-11-16

A fascinating exploration of how war affects,those left behind

This Story explores in detail the experiences of the civilian population of London during the War.The reader begins the journey from Germany to England through the eyes of a young girl as anti Judaism rises..There is compassion but there is also the wide gamut of human nature,good & bad! The growth of the young girl into an adult,mirrors change,just asLondon & surrounds are transformed .A very compelling novel well performed.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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