The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

If you book group includes fans of The Nightingale and other classic World War II stories,. they  will fall in love with this compelling perspective on women at war.

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

If your book group enjoys mixing history with fiction, this one is for you. Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined. The Women in the Castle is a portrait of war and its repercussions that explores what it means to survive and ultimately to forgive in the wake of unimaginable hardship.