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Published by Blackie in Glasgow .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Oorlogswinter.

StatementJan Terlouw.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.T268 Wi
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4936437M
ISBN 10021689879X
LC Control Number76363535
OCLC/WorldCa2439653

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Winter in Wartime by Jan Terlouw is a fictional book set in World War II. The book is a Dutch classic originally called Oorlogswinter. It is the end of World War II and 14 year old Michiel becomes unwittingly involved with the Dutch Resistance while aiding a wounded British soldier. Winter in Wartime by Jan Terlouw certainly deserves its status as a Dutch classic. Mr/5.   Winter in Wartime is a fast-paced and exciting novel, which has never been out of print in the Netherlands since it was first published, nearly fifty years ago. Based on the author's own boyhood in wartime Holland, the action and adventure of Michiel's mission makes for a gripping read, while the anguish of his experience underscores the ultimate anti-war tenor of the : New York Review Books. Winter in Wartime by Laura Watkinson, Jan Terlouw As the Second World War approaches its end, the Netherlands are still under Nazi control and any acts of resistance are punishable by death. But when sixteen-year-old Michiel is asked to take care of a wounded British Spitfire pilot he doesn't think twice. He joins the secret struggle against the Nazis, working every day to end the occupation Book Edition: Winter in Wartime. Books shelved as winter-war: A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of by William R. Trotter, Finnish Soldier vs Soviet Soldier: Winter Wa.

While Winter in Wartime is essentially a coming of age story, it is also a suspenseful and tense story that realistically depicts the dangers many people in Nazi occupied countries faced. Although Michiel willingly takes of the resistance activities of a grown man, he does have his moments of : Alex Baugh.   Directed by Martin Koolhoven. With Martijn Lakemeier, Jamie Campbell Bower, Yorick van Wageningen, Raymond Thiry. In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot.7/10(K).   Today I'm reviewing Winter in Wartime by Jan Terlouw. I doubt a lot of you will be familiar with this book, but it's quite popular in the Netherlands, its country of origin, where it is published. Winter in Wartime has been a Dutch classic since it was first published in Author Jan Terlouw's wartime experience provided the inspiration for the novel and the gritty reality of living under an occupying army is realistic without being graphic.

Winter in wartime [New York, NY]: New York Review Books, [] (DLC) Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jan Terlouw; Laura Watkinson. Winter in Wartime is simply superb. A powerful, evocative portrayal of life for one family in occupied Holland during World War II. The teenage protagonist, Michiel, is such a realistic and relatable character, and the struggles of his daily life - collecting enough food, staying invisible to the German occupiers, arguing with his sister - are laid out so clearly that we can easily imagine ourselves in his place/5(17).   Winter in Wartime is a thrilling, powerful and inspiring adventure story, based on the author's own experiences as a child in Nazi-occupied Holland/5(17).   Winter in Wartime is a fast-paced and exciting novel, which has never been out of print in the Netherlands since it was first published, nearly fifty years ago. Based on the author’s own boyhood in wartime Holland, the action and adventure of Michiel’s mission makes for a gripping read, while the anguish of his experience underscores the.