Publication Date: December 21, 2015
Binding: Kobo eBook
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This engaging summary presents an analysis of A Bag of Marbles by Joseph Joffo, an autobiographical novel which follows the author and his brother Maurice as they set off alone to escape the Nazi-occupied zone in the north of France and travel to freedom in the south of the country. On their way, the two children must use all their wits and resourcefulness to survive, and although they witness the horrors of the war and the brutality of the Nazi regime first-hand, they also find help and hope in the unlikeliest of places. A Bag of Marbles was first published in 1973 and is Joffo’s best-known novel. It has sold several million copies to date, been translated into 18 languages and been adapted for the cinema twice, most recently in 2017.
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