From the inside flap: This compelling novel is the story of Peter Bauer, a German Jew, who returns to his native city of Wurzburg for the first time since World War II, and soon finds himself trapped in neo-Nazi intrigue. Bauer has gone back to discover what happened to his mother during the Hitler terror. the rest of his family died in concentration camps; and Bauer was smuggles out of Germany. he participated in the devastating RAF fire bombing of his home city. Now twenty-five years later, Wurzburg has been rebuilt; its life has the calm and prosperous surface of the new Germany. But underneath the surface stirs the menace of German nationalism, and Peter Bauer becomes a target. As he searches into his past, he finds himself an unexpected partner in a strange love affair - with the sister of his prime enemy: Werner Hausmann, the poised young leader of the neo-Nazis. As the tension mounts, FORESTS OF THE NIGHT gains the momentum of a thriller, and Peter Bauer comes face to face with the bizarre violence of the neo-Nazis. In a fascinating trial scene, Elliott Arnold brings the two sides of Germany into collision. FORESTS OF THE NIGHT is a vivid, moving book - a search, a love story, and a portrait of Germany today that is both frightening and hopeful.
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Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0684125331
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0684125331