Nightfall Over Shanghai (Adler Family, #3)

Nightfall Over Shanghai (Adler Family, #3) Espionage, Passion, And Battlefield Drama The Loves And Fears Of One Remarkable Family Unfold Against The Second World War S Pacific TheatreGripping And Poignant, This Is The Epic Final Chapter In Daniel Kalla S Wartime Trilogy, Bringing To An Unforgettable Conclusion The Story Begun In The Far Side Of The Sky And Rising Sun, Falling ShadowIt S 1944 And The Japanese Are Losing The War, But Shanghai Is Dangerous Than Ever, Particularly For The Adler Family After Fleeing Nazi Europe, Dr Franz Adler And His Teenage Daughter, Hannah, Have Adjusted To Life In Their Strange Adopted City, But They Are Now Imprisoned In The Shanghai Ghetto For Refugee Jews.Franz Is Compelled To Work As A Surgeon For The Hated Japanese Military, While Struggling To Keep The City S Woefully Undersupplied Refugee Hospital Functioning Meanwhile, His Beloved Eurasian Wife, Fellow Surgeon Sunny, Delivers A Baby Boy Born To A Neighborhood Teenager Who Wants Nothing To Do With The Child Sunny Is Determined To Raise Him As Her Own When An Enigmatic Priest Arrives At The Hospital With An Injured Man Who Turns Out Be A Downed American Pilot, Sunny Is Recruited Into A Spy Ring, Providing Crucial Information To The Allies About The City S Port Inadvertently, Hannah Is Drawn Into The Perilous Operation, Just As She Becomes Drawn To The Controversial Movement Of Zionism And A Jewish Homeland In Palestine When The Japanese Launch A Major New Offensive Against The Chinese, Franz Is Forced To Do The Unthinkable He Is Sent Inland To Work As A Field Doctor On The Frontlines There, He Must Contend With His Tangled Loyalties, Aerial Bombings Overhead, And His Uncertain Feelings For A Vulnerable Canadian Nurse.In 1945, American B 52s Begin Bombing Shanghai In Strategic Raids, Putting Thousands Of Chinese Citizens And Refugees In Grave Danger While The War Seems To Be Winding Down In The Far East, Many Questions Remain Unanswered For The Adlers As The Bombers Circle Ominously Overhead, They Must Now Struggle For Than Simple Safety For The First Time In Many War Riven Years, They Now Face The Challenge Of Re Envisioning Their Lives, And The Prospect Of Forging A Hopeful Path Forward For The Future If They Can First Survive.PRAISE FOR THE FAR SIDE OF THE SKY An Amazing Novel HUFFINGTON POST The Novel Never Falters Readers Are Sure To Develop A Genuine Interest In The Characters Fates VANCOUVER SUN Thoroughly Satisfying NATIONAL POST Book 3, in the Adler Family Trilogy Nightfall Over Shanghai is the epic final chapter of the remarkable Adler family who fled to Shanghai along with 20,000 Jews and managed to survive there under surreal circumstances during WW11 The third installment opens in April 1944.Mr Kalla has written oncean exciting page turner very hard to put aside We follow the characters through their ordeals dealing with the Japanese and trying not to fall on their wrong side Death is at every corner and Book 3, in the Adler Family Trilogy Nightfall Over Shanghai is the epic final chapter of the remarkable Adler family who fled to Shanghai along with 20,000 Jews and managed to survive there under surreal circumstances during WW11 The third installment opens in April 1944.Mr Kalla has written oncean exciting page turner very hard to put aside We follow the characters through their ordeals dealing with the Japanese and trying not to fall on their wrong side Death is at every corner and dodging their wrath is not an easy task When the end of the war seems near, the Adler s faces a new challenge whether to stay or leave Shanghai.I admit it took some time remembering each recurring character but I fast overcame this challenge I became so committed to each player and so enthralled in their saga that I kept flipping
Who knew there was a Jewish ghetto in WWII Shanghai Enjoyable almost too pleasant considering the grim Shanghai of WWII and realistic to the extent that it shows some of the grim details Kalla relies heavily on his background as a medical doctor to have the male protagonist be a surgeon. 3.5 stars I read this not realizing it was the 3rd book of a trilogy I hate when that happens I might have liked it much better having read the first two books first. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here 3.5Much like the second instalment in the series, I m not entirely sure this book was necessary We saw the end of the war but most of this book wasof the same from books one and two The ending was abrupt and unsatisfactory as nothing was decided I started questioning Franz s choices as well not being honest about his dizzy spells, his liaison with that nurse, his sudden insistence that they relocate to Palestine, his newfound commitment to religion it all seemed such a far cry fro 3.5Much like the second instalment in the series, I m not entirely sure this book was necessary We saw the end of the war but most of this book wasof the same from books one and two The end
Gave up half way through did not hold my interest Perhaps because there were so many references to previous happenings in other books that just made it difficult to follow. Very enjoyable trilogy Excellent trilogyI love sagas like these Reminds me of Ken Follett, who is a favorite Learned a lot about shanghai Wish I had read before I went there. Busy moms and dads The final book in the historical fiction trilogy concludes the story of the Adler family and their friends during World War II and the Japanese occupation of Shanghai, with similar trials and tribulations to books one and two That s not to say it s the same book, or even the same plot lines, but a continuation of the stories, wrap up of some plot lines and a bit of open ended in terms of the future of the surviving characters after the war Yes, that s right Not everyone Busy moms and dads The final book in the historical fiction trilogy concludes the story of the Adler family and their friends during World War II and the Japanese occupation of Shanghai, with similar trials and tribulations to books one an
I started this book awhile back and just hadn t gotten around to reading it I picked it backup the other day and couldn t put it down Very good book This is the last book in DanielKalla s wartime trilogy The year is 1944 and the Japanese are losing the war Franz, Sunnyand his daughter Hannah are living in the ghetto of Shanghai Dr Franz Alder is a surgeonwho was working at the Refugee Hospital in the Ghetto when he was forced by the Japaneseto go to the front lines in China and work at a I started this book awhile back and just hadn t gotten around to reading i
Good book, with the last year of the Japanese occupation of Shangai, and other parts of China during WW2 It had been some time since the 2nd book in this trilogy, so it took a little while to get back into the story of the characters Well worth reading, although the final part of the ending was a littl blah , although perhaps not for the characters I wonder what story Kalla will tell next, whether it will be involving the early days of growing establishment of Israel after WW2, and if Franz Good book, with the last year of the Japanese occupation of Shangai, and other parts of China during WW2 It had been some time since the 2nd book in this trilogy, so it took a little while to get back into the st

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • Nightfall Over Shanghai (Adler Family, #3)
  • Daniel Kalla
  • English
  • 27 March 2017
  • 1443404713