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There is so much to love about this book…The characters, the detailed backdrops, the hard-charging plot. I absolutely loved being led through Shanghai and Australia by someone who knows the way by heart.
The novel, The Song of the Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning deals with the little-known subject of the lives of Jewish refugees in Shanghai China during world War II. Factually, the Chinese issued a little over 30,000 visas to Austrian Jews in 1937 and 1938. The Chinese Ambassador to Austria, Dr. Ho Feng Shen felt for the Jews in Austria and issued visas to help as many as he could escape the Nazis.
The reader follows the Bernfeld family as they flee Austria and go to live in Shanghai. From there we follow the Bernfeld’s youngest child, Romy, as she grows up in Shanghai. The death of one of her brothers, killed trying to save a friend during a riot against Jews in Austria, and the other brother, who is thrown into a Concentration camp during the same riot, causes Romy suffer survivor’s guilt as she, her mother and her father try to build life in China.
Romy befriends a Chinese girl her own age, Li Ho. Li Ho is a beautiful and talented singer and becomes Romy’s best friend. the Bernfeld family befiends the Ho family and this leads Romy to her education in both eastern and western medicine.
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“The Song of the Jade Lily: A Novel” is a wonderfully-written and compelling novel of friendship, courage, love and World War II history of Shanghai. Kirsty Manning is the author of this best-selling novel. Kirsty Manning lives in northern New South Wales. She has degrees in communication and literature and now worked as an editor and publishing manager in the book. In “The Song of the Jade Lily”, the story follows young Romy Bernfeld and her parents, who escape the growing killings occurring before the start of World War II by fleeing to China, just one of the insufficient countries, shanghai that willingly accepted Jewish refugees at the time.
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Romy meets with Nina, and become closer friends. Romy granddaughter Alexandra, who comes to Melbourne, Australia where her grandparents live after the war to see her dying grandfather one more time. Her grandfather discovers long-buried secrets in her parents’ and grandparents’ past that set her on a journey back to Shanghai to search for the truth about her ancestry. To know about the secret, read this popular novel.
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- Name: The Song of the Jade Lily: A Novel
- Author: Kirsty Manning
- ISBN: 0062938657
- Language: English
- Genre: World War II Historical Fiction, Jewish Historical Fiction, Jewish Literature, and Fiction
- Format: PDF/ePub
- Page: 480
- Price: Free
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