The Jew with the Iron Cross

The Jew with the Iron Cross A Bilingual Out Of Work British Actor Is Offered A Movie Role In Germany Just Before World War Two His Nazi Employers Have No Idea That He S Jewish As Well As British And When War Breaks Out His Fate Is Inextricably Linked To Hitler S Favourite, The Ice Queen Of German Cinema Eva Wendt As Well As The SS, For Whom, As A German Movie Star, He Becomes Their Poster Boy And Propaganda Puppet.Moving Swiftly From Pre War London Through Nazi Germany And Spitting Out Its Protagonist Into Post War Hollywood, Hillgate S Masterpiece Is A Swift Moving Bildungsroman, An Erudite, Concise Allegory For The Hypocrisy Inherent In Nazi Ideals And Superstitions And Their Failure To Overcome The Essence Of The Human Spirit.Meticulously Researched And Well Presented, Based On True Events But Fictional, This Is The Story Of What Could Have Happened And Raises The Question Of Whether Or Not Hillgate S Protagonist Has Behaved Morally, Amorally Or Immorally.Previously A No.1 On UK In Its Genre Spy Stories In May 2007 Under The Title Julius , The Film Rights Of The Novel Have Been Optioned And This Is A New Release Exclusively For Kindle, With Different Artwork And Title.This Book Comes Highly Recommended By A Number Of Reviewers In Both The United States And Europe. I found this to be an excellent book, and very well written The characters were good and totally believable, the plot line was consistant throughout I found myself reluctant to put this book down, andas soon as I was
Historical account poor The good stuff first There is a wonderful love story mixed dancing through the pages The hero villian AbeWeinstein, Julius Schiller Julian Tate, take you through the dark days of film making for the Third Reich he s a Jew He falls in love with his leading lady Eva Wendt Betty Weinstein also a Jew This has potential or so I thought The author Jack Hillgate David Levine does an excellent job with scenery descriptions and character development Gals, you will the story of struggle and love There are some very touching and moving parts through the story, with a few interesting twists Okay, those are the good parts.However, if an author is going to pick an exact time in modern history, get the facts straight Mr Hillgate, you are a film maker Surely you perform excellent research for your productions Why should a book be any different The time line and events are unbelievable to those of us who know better The topic you are covering is very real and deserves good, solid research An example It s July 1944 and Herr Schiller is caught in an ambush with his German no longer comrades He is knock
I used to think that I don t like reading books about or set during the time of the world wars, but I ve recently read a couple of books that would suggest that perhaps that s not entirely true I did like reading this book on my kindle Maybe I just don t like reading about front line action or military strategy I thought the storyline of this novel was quite interesting and somewhat unusual I don t think I d want to serve as a propaganda tool for the enemy, or pretend to be of an enemy s nationality, whether it was for love or not Whether it was for love or not brings me to what I found somewhat lacking in this book While the main character claims he did all that he did for love which I do believe is probably the case , I didn t really feel any emotion reading about it I didn t feel the love between the two lovebirds While the whole storyline ought to be heartbreaking, my heart wasn t hurting while reading it Yes, I thought it was terrible that he kept finding out she was dead, just after they had started to plan the rest of their lives together And yes, the ending was ideal and should have left me elated, as I m sure the characters were For reasons unbeknownst to me, however, I ju
It is a story of love and consequences How life can move at the speed of a racing locomotive heading for a junction not realizing that there is another train on the same rail sharing your passage We in life as the characters of this story find love and in the end it is all for love I liked the story I find that at the end it is not the end and the story screams for and all for love that dream
Didn t like how it wrapped up too neat and packaged, even though it s not all roses for him. I thought it was pretty good, it was a quick read for me only because I wanted to read the ending. Good readNot to bad a story , it kept me turning pages however a little predictable, and last 3 chapters let the book story down , I was disappointed