Citadel by Kate Mosse

About the book

1942, Nazi-occupied France. Sandrine, a spirited and courageous nineteen-year-old, finds herself drawn into a Resistance group in Carcassonne – codenamed ‘Citadel’ – made up of ordinary women who are prepared to risk everything for what is right.

And when she meets Raoul, they discover a shared passion for the cause, for their homeland, and for each other.

But in a world where the enemy now lies in every shadow – where neighbour informs on neighbour; where friends disappear without warning and often without trace – love can demand the highest price of all…

Reviewed by Bordon U3A Group 2

1)Took up to page 500 + to really enjoy / get into it 2) Ran on many parallel threads. 3) Very well researched and true to the truth. 4) Everyone finished it and liked it

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