Five linked families live out their destinies as the world is
shaken by tyranny and war in the mid-twentieth centuty.
Berlin in 1933 is in upheaval.Eleven- year- old Carla von
Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting
her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany.
Many are resolved to oppose Hitler’s brutal regime-
but are they willing to go so far as to betray their country?
Sush people are closely watched by Volodya, a Russian
with a bright future in Red Army Intelligence.
At Cambridge, Lloyd Williams is irresistibly drawn to
dazzling American socialite Daisy Peshkov, who represents
everything his left-wing family despise.But Daisy is more
interested in aristocratic Boy Fitzherbert – amateur pilot,
party lover and leading light of the British Union of Fascists.