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In Search of Ernst - Discovering the Unspoken Fate of the Konigsgartens

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Ernest Konigsgarten was born in Brno in 1880. It was then part of the Austrian empire and Ernst fenced in the 1906 Olympics. His son Henry was also born in Brno, but moved with his mother first to Vienna in 1911 and then to Berlin in 1915. In 1930 he came to England where his mother and brother joined him after the Nazi annexation of Austria, but Ernst returned to Brno. What then happened to Ernst and other members of the family with the rising tide of Nazism, Henry never spoke about.

This books tells the story of how Henry's son Michael, after discovering some family records in his mother's attic, unearther the full story of his family's past - his father's battles with the Home Office to obtain British nationality, the complex relationships of his romantic grandmother Lisi and the ultimate fate of his grandfather Ernst and other family members at the hands of the Nazis.

This book is in excellent condition. There is very slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. Other than that, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Garton, Michael
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0992715245
ISBN-13:
9780992715243
Number of pages:
194
Publisher:
Horsgate
Title:
In Search of Ernst - Discovering the Unspoken Fate of the Konigsgartens

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Ernest Konigsgarten was born in Brno in 1880. It was then part of the Austrian empire and Ernst fenced in the 1906 Olympics. His son Henry was also born in Brno, but moved with his mother first to Vienna in 1911 and then to Berlin in 1915. In 1930 he came to England where his mother and brother joined him after the Nazi annexation of Austria, but Ernst returned to Brno. What then happened to Ernst and other members of the family with the rising tide of Nazism, Henry never spoke about.

This books tells the story of how Henry's son Michael, after discovering some family records in his mother's attic, unearther the full story of his family's past - his father's battles with the Home Office to obtain British nationality, the complex relationships of his romantic grandmother Lisi and the ultimate fate of his grandfather Ernst and other family members at the hands of the Nazis.

This book is in excellent condition. There is very slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. Other than that, the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Garton, Michael
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0992715245
ISBN-13:
9780992715243
Number of pages:
194
Publisher:
Horsgate
Title:
In Search of Ernst - Discovering the Unspoken Fate of the Konigsgartens

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