The Paradise Ghetto
By Fergus O'Connell
Published by Accent Press Ltd
Autumn 2016 (Sept - Nov)
Julia and Suzanne are deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp by the Nazis. They start writing a novel as an escape, but it becomes their way of communicating mutual feelings and confronting their demons. But as the Final Solution wreaks its terror, will they finish their story before it’s too late?
Fergus O’Connell is a world-renowned business management expert. His non-fiction title, Simply Brilliant, was runner-up in the WH Smith Book Awards 2002. His debut novel Call the Swallow was shortlisted for the 2002 Irish Fiction Prize and nominated for the Sunday Independent Novel of the Year.
Deserves to win.
Challenging to read but so rewarding.
One of the best books we have had in our reading group. So much to discuss.
Gripping read. Very hard to put down once you start reading Be prepared to experience all the emotions across the spectrum Absolutely recommend