"With luminous simplicity, Jenoff's breathtaking debut chroniclesthe lifeof a young Jewish bride duringthe Nazi occupationof Krakow, Poland, in WWII...This is historical romance at its finest."-Publishers Weekly starred review on The Kommandant's Girl "In
Brought to the peace conference by her
moving first novel, Jenoff offers an insightful portrait of people forced into an untenable situation and succeedsin humanizingthe unfathomableas wellas the heroic."-Booklist on The Kommandant's Girl "Beautifully researched, with realistic dialogue, The Kommandant's Girlis impossible to put down. Don't miss this terrific novel!"-Romance Reviews Today "I havenot beenso moved by
Bored and torn between duty and the desire to be free, Margot strikes up unlikely alliances: with Krysia, an accomplished musician with radical acquaintances and a
book in quite some time as I was by The Kommandant's Girl...The remarkably accurate account of a world at war,and the repercussions of that war, make thisa brilliant debut novel...Historical fiction at its best. I could not put the book down, yet was sadto see it end."-Historical Romance Writers "<The Diplomat's Wife>, Jenoff's stirring sequel toher debut...Historical romance fans will be well rewarded."-Publishers Weekly starred review "In <her> successful and satisfying second novel...Jenoff explores
Against the backdrop of one of the
immediate aftermathof World War II with sensitivity and compassion, shedding light on an often overlooked eraof European history. She expertly draws outthe tension and illustratesthe dangerand povertyof Eastern Europe as it falls under communism. Highly recommended for all fiction collections."-Library Journal on The Diplomat's Wife
Shelfari edited the description of The Ambassador's Daughter Wednesday, September 19, 2012.