The Moon Is Down (Penguin Classics)

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9780142429266: The Moon Is Down (Penguin Classics)

 “Free men cannot start a war, but once it is started, they can fight on in defeat.”

This compelling, dignified and moving novel was inspired by and based upon the Nazi invasion of neutral Norway. Set in an imaginary European mining town, it shows what happens when a ruthless totalitarian power is up against an occupied democracy with an overwhelming desire to be free.

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A story of wartime resistance and heroism, based on real events in Norway during World War II. An invading army occupies a small town, but the commander of the occupying forces slowly has to face the truth: you can destroy people's lives, but you can't break their spirit.

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Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. His complete works will be available in Penguin Modern Classics.

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