The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz has just been released.

A long lost novel written in 1938 about Nazi Germany and the treatment of Jews has become a best-seller. The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz is a must read for those wishing to appreciate the horrors through a contemporary viewpoint.


The novel follows the journey of Otto Silbermann who must flee with his family from the Nazis following the increasing violence surrounding Kristallnacht.


The book, The Passenger charts his hurried escape taking train after train criss-crossing Germany in order to find a border he can cross to freedom.


This classic novel by Boschwitz gives a great sense of the tremendous fear of discovery which so many of those people suffered and the consequences that would follow if the Nazis discovered them.