(IBList user synopsis):
On Good Friday 1943, the bronze bells are removed from the church in the town of Gleiwitz for war production by Nazi government. The novel portrays the lives of the inhabitants of the town in Upper Silesia, focusing on members of two families, the Ossadniks and the Pionteks. It includes passion, birth, and death, as well as the deportation of Gleiwitz's Jews.
Original title: Zeit ohne Glocken
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European→ 20th Century
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Regional Interest