I Must Betray You Free Audiobook Download by Ruta Sepetys

In this haunting novel, Ruta Sepetys deftly blends historical fiction and dystopian science fiction. The story follows protagonist Aleksis, who is the son of a Lithuanian family that sold their house to move to Germany for a new life. When his parents wake up in the morning, they realize that no one knows their language or their address anymore – the only clue is an instant message from Aleksis warning them not to go outside. They stumble upon the rest of their family, who have been living in a secret compound since Hitlers reign began way back in 1933.

Written in first person point of view, narrated by Ruta Sepetys, I Must Betray You is the story of a young Lithuanian girl who must deliver a note to her Nazi-occupier father as he disappears into Eastern Europe.

Ruta Sepetys is one of Finland's best-selling authors. She tells the story of a young girl, who was taken from her family in 1941 and forced to work in the country's largest Nazi-run concentration camp. Hunger Games meets The Handmaid's Tale in this riveting novel about human endurance, hope and love.

"I Must Betray You" is a novel that tackles the troubling question of how to love someone who has caused you so much pain--in this case, a girl raised in a concentration camp. Set in post-WWII Lithuania, the story follows Lina, whose family and community have been betrayed by Nazi collaborator Antanas Klimas. Lina's mother goes undercover as a courier for Klimas after his arrest, and her father is killed for trying to protect her.

A young boy growing up in war-torn Lithuania sees his family torn apart by the Soviet occupation. The only things he has left are to struggle daily to survive and to view his family as traitors. This journey leads him on a perilous journey across Europe, through the forests of Germany and finally to America. As he struggles not only with his own survival but with the unending loneliness of being an orphan, he learns that betrayal is often necessary for survival. Told in vivid prose, I Must Betray You is a story about perseverance and hope that takes readers on a journey from the depths of human experience to beyond their imaginations

Published Date 2022-02-01
Duration 7 hours 10 minutes
Author Ruta Sepetys
Narrated Edoardo Ballerini, Ruta Sepetys
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Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Kids
Parent Category Mystery & Fantasy, Historical

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