When twelve-year-old Helga Goebbels walks into Adolf Hitler’s underground shelter, she expects to emerge as the most important girl in the victorious German Empire. Bewildered by the lack of celebrations, Helga defies her father’s orders to stop asking questions.
Horrified to discover how many lies she’s been told, and how obediently she believed and repeated them, she finally accepts that Uncle Adolf has lost the war, and runs away. Realizing she’s the only person willing to save her mother and her five younger siblings from the invading Russians, as well as from her father’s demented loyalty, she sets in motion a plan to escape from Berlin.
In The Girl In The Bunker, SBT New Writer’s award winner Tracey S. Rosenberg explores the downfall of the Nazi regime through the eyes of a child. This stunning, cinematic novel takes us to the dark heart of Nazi Germany and into a story none of us will ever forget.