When 16-year-old Helmuth Hubner listens to the BBC news on an illegal short-wave radio, he quickly discovers Germany is lying to the people. But when he tries to expose the truth with leaflets, he's tried for treason. Sentenced to death and waiting in a jail cell, Helmuth's story emerges in a series of flashbacks that show his growth from a naive child caught up in the patriotism of the times, to a sensitive and mature young man who thinks for himself.More
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Yes, I would listen to this book again because it's a great reminder of the type of tyranny that exists in the world.
Thought provoking book!
Yes. It was interesting and matched with history.
I really was amazed that he stood up for his beliefs with honor at the end and purposefully took on as much blame as he could so that his friends would get a lighter sentence.
When he stood up for his beliefs at the trial without excusing himself.
The same as the title of the book.
- Sara Feil