Wibke Bruhns's chronicle of the life of her father, who was executed in 1944 for failing to disclose a plot to assassinate Hitler.
This family history offers an intimate insight into the experience of being German during a turbulent century.
Read by Joanna Tope.
Returning to civilian life after the First World War, Wibke's father meets the woman with whom he will share the rest of his life.
Wibke finds the 1930s both terrifying and shameful.
World War II is raging.
As Wibke's sister is preparing to marry, her mother makes a discovery that puts her future in jeopardy.
The plot to assassinate Hitler fails.