Arkady, with a family history of making toys, starts carving dolls in Auschwitz to try bring some joy to the children their, as he deals with the horror.
Years later his grandson, Adam, runs the business that his grandfather built from scratch in Australia, making millions of toys. His wife Tess assists in the business and discovers that someone is charging unauthorised payments to the company and seeks out the help of Arkady, who is now retired, but still helps her with the books.
Then Arkady becomes ill, and Adam can’t be found, and the family secrets start to unravel.
Liam Pieper’s first foray into fiction is every bit as good as his non-fiction. If you haven’t read any of his books yet, start with this one.
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
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