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Een Engelse Kolonel Houdt Zich In 1946 Bezig Met De Wederopbouw Van Het Gebombardeerde Hamburg Hij Krijgt Een Woning Tot Zijn Beschikking, Die Zo Fraai En Groot Is Dat Hij De Eigenaar, Een Duitse Architect, Met Zijn Dochter Een Paar Kamers Laat Gebruiken Dit Is Tegen De Zin Van Zijn Commandant N Aanvankelijk Zijn Vrouw Die Na Drie Jaar Met Hun Zoon Eindelijk Naar Hem Toe Kan Komen De Bevrijder Hoort Niet Samen Te Leven Met De Vijand De Deels Op Ware Gebeurtenissen Gebaseerde Roman Laat Zich Op Twee Manieren Lezen Als Een Historisch Document Dat Een Speciale Kant Van De Inspanningen Om Een Stad Weer Uit De As Te Laten Herrijzen Beschrijft N Een Boeiende Roman Over Liefdes Relaties Van De Hoofdpersonen Rating 2.5 stars.The Aftermath is set after WW2 in Germany Captain Lewis from the UK is overseeing the rebuilding of a war torn, bomb shocked Hamburg He resides in a manor house on the city outskirts with his wife Rachel and son Edmund However he makes the unusual decision not to dehouse the German family who currently live there and both families must somehow find a way to put aside their personal feelings and old grievances and live together.If I were to break up with this book, I would say Rating 2.5 stars.The Aftermath is set after WW2 in Germany Captain Lewis from the UK is overseeing the rebuilding of a war torn, bomb shocked Hamburg He resides in a manor house on the city outskirts with his wife Rachel and son Edmund However he makes the unusual decision not to dehouse the German family who currently live there and both familie With the horrors of WWII, the Holocaust, and concentration camps little attention is given to the reconstruction of Germany the country and its civilians after the war This is precisely the focus of Rhidian Brook s novel, The Aftermath The Aftermath tells the story of Colonel Lewis Morgan, his wife Rachel and son Edmund, who are requisitioned into the home of German father Stefan Lubert and his daughter, Freda Instead of displacing the family, the kindly Colonel decides the house is big With the horrors of WWII, the Holocaust, and concentration camps little attention is given to the reconstruction of Germany the country and its civilians after the war This is precisely the focus of Rhidian Brook s novel, The Aftermath The Aftermath tells the story of Colonel Lewis Morgan, his wife Rachel and son Edmund, who are requisitioned into the home of German father Stefan Lubert and his daughter, Freda Instead of displacing the family, the kindly Colonel decides the house is big enough for both families to call a home Amazingly enough, The Aftermath is inspired by the true story of the author s grandfather.Clearly, such a description signifies the implication of an emotional novel Told in third person narrative from each chara Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Soon to be a major motion picture proudly proclaims the book jacket And I am not surprised Rhidian Brook s novel has well developed characters, ample romance and danger, an important historical context, and significant moral issues The only major movie challenge would be to capture the devastation of Hamburg in 1946, the city still shattered by the 1943 fire bombings Brook writes well, easily shifting between different settings and points of view A bit too Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Soon to be a major motion picture proudly proclaims the book jacket And I am not surprised Rhidian Brook s novel has well developed characters, ample romance and d World War II, which historian Max Hastings called the greatest and most terrible event in human history, will never fail to be a subject that fascinates historians, novelists and readers Lately, though, it seems that the immediate aftermath of the war has caught writers interest Just off the top of my head, I can think of these books Tony Judt s Postwar, William I Hitchcock s The Bitter Road to Freedom A New History of the Liberation of Europe, Ian Buruma s Year Zero A History of 1945, World War II, which historian Max Hastings called the greatest and most terrible event in human history, will never fail to be a subject that fascinates historians, novelists and readers Lately, though, it seems that the immediate aftermath of the war has caught writers interest Just off the top of my head, I can think of these books Tony Judt s Postwar, William I Hitchcock s The Bitter Road to Freedom A New History of the Liberation of Europe, Ian Buruma s Year Zero A History of 1945, and, on the fiction side, John Lawton s wonderful Then We Take Berlin.Rhidian Brook joins this group with his new novel, Aftermath, set in Hamburg Hamburg, once a vital port city, in 1946 is another wrecked city in the German landscape, with bodies still buried under mounds of bombed out husks of buildings, defeated Germans devoting all of their waning energy to finding food and cigarettes whatever way they can, and the conqueror Allies trying to figure out how to build a foundation for At first I really did not think I could write a review The topic of this book just hit too close to home And even now, after the silver lining at the end, there is a certain heaviness on my chest.This book is about a British Colonel, his wife and son who go to live in Hamburg, Germany, because the Colonel is in charge of rebuilding the city after WWII Colonel Lewis Morgan is a kind man Not really good at expressing his emotions which nearly drove me up the walls but he believes in humanity At first I really did not think I could write a review The topic of this book just hit too close to home And even now, after the silver lining at the end, there is a certain heaviness on my chest.This book is about a British Colonel, his wife and son who go to live in Hamburg, Germany, because the Colonel is in charge of rebuilding the city after WWII Colonel Lewis Morgan is a kind man Not really good at expressing his emotions which nearly drove me up the walls but he believes in humanity an I haven t read a book set during the reconstruction after WWII, it was an interesting period and this novel has an equally interesting set up Colonel Lewis Morgan, stationed in Hamburg in 1946, has opted to share his requisitioned housing with the actual owners of the property rather than needlessly forcing the German family into a Displace Persons Camp The highly unusual situation makes a great spring board for Rhidian Brook s story, I love that the inspiration for this novel was Brook s gran I haven t read a book set during the reconstruction after WWII, it was an interesting period and this novel has an equally interesting set up Colonel Lewis Morgan, stationed in Hamburg in 1946, has opted to share his requisitioned housing with the actual owners of the property rather than needlessly forcing the German family into a Displace Persons Camp The highly unusual situation makes a great spring board for Rhidian Brook s story, I love that the inspiration for this novel was Brook s grandfather who did just what Colonel Morgan did, sharing the property where he was stationed for five years.The main characters were dynamic and realistic, the Morgans compassionate Colonel Morgan who seems almost too much of an idealist to be a Colonel, his wife Rachel unsure of what to make of this new chapter in her life, still devastate Set immediately after the end of World War II, The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook tells the story of a Welsh Colonel, Lewis Morgan, who brings his family to Hamburg while he works on the nigh on impossible task of providing humanitarian aid to the Germans while clearing and repairing the damage caused to their country Allocated a large house by the military, Brook makes the unprecedented decision to allow the family whose house it is to continue living there alongside his own, rather than sending Set immediately after the end of World War II, The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook tells the story of a Welsh Colonel, Lewis Morgan, who brings his family to Hamburg while he works on th It is not good when you start a book and don t believe in the feasibility of the characters first actions These actions didn t fit the characters personalities Once this feeling was lodged in my head I could never throw it off The characters, their relationships and their actions were not credible This is a book of historical fiction that depicts the first years after WW2 in Germany The setting is Hamburg and the year is 1946 What saved me from giving the book only one star is the accura It is not good when you start a book and don t believe in the feasibility of the characters first actions These actions didn t fit the characters personalities Once this feeling was lodged in my head I could never throw it off The characters, their relationships and their actions were not credible This is a book of historical fiction that depicts the first years after WW2 in Germany The setting is Hamburg and the year is 1946 What saved me from giving the book only one star is the accurate and interesting description of the situation in Germany at this time I ,.Vintage story ,.Vintage story , ,,5 5,,.