A dramatic story sourced from the authorâ€™s past, Flight of the Swallows is set against defining events of the twentieth centuryâ€”wars and political upheavals. It is a riveting tale of love, courage, human flaws and ultimate redemption, where the next generation emerges from shadows of the past and thrives.1939: young lovers Rosa and Dan escape the holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland, fleeing to the depths of Russia. Through their eyesâ€”and subsequently through Nina, their daughterâ€”we are taken on an enthralling journey across Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Siberia, Poland and ultimately, to Australia.The book is a poignant account of what people will do to survive, their sacrifices and their secrets, and how their ordeal affects the next generation. It leaves us thinkingâ€”what shapes our lives and makes us the people we are? Is it the world around us or is it written in our DNA?
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