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  1. A Postcard from the Volcano

    Beginning in 1914 and ending on the eve of World War II, this epic story follows the coming of age and early manhood of the Prussian aristocrat, Max von Hofmannswaldau. From the idyllic surroundings of his ancestral home to the streets of cosmopolitan Breslau menaced by the Nazi SS, Hofmannswaldau… Read more »

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  1. Prologue: A Postcard from the Volcano

    May 28, 2015 5:52 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the prologue of the novel A Postcard from the Volcano by Lucy Beckett. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! Prologue In the winter of 1961 Max Hofmann was dying. No one said so, not even the doctor, who seemed to… Read more »

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  2. An Interview with Lucy Beckett

    June 4, 2014 11:59 am 2 Comments

    Lucy Beckett is an award-winning novelist living in Yorkshire, England, where she teaches at Ampleforth Abbey. Her novels include The Time Before You Die, A Postcard from the Volcano, and the recently released The Leaves Are Falling. She is also the author of In the Light of Christ: Writings in… Read more »

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