“The Life Between Us”:
Press Reviews

“Levensohn shows great sensitivity and empathy in her characters and the deep scars left by history and Nazi cruelty that reach all the way into the present.”
Stuttgarter Nachrichten, Nov. 14, 2018

“An intense read, depicting the time of World War II and the lifelong impact of those years, thoughtfully narrated with great depth.”
Susanne Walsleben, Für Sie (major German women’s magazine), Oct. 24, 2018
Für Sie – Bücher | PDF

“Moving story on multiple levels of time and space. Extremely well researched. The book transported me into another world.” Freundin (major German women’s magazine), Oct. 4, 2018
Freundin – Schicksalsgeschichten | PDF

“Drama for the heart.”  Maxi (major German women’s magazine), Aug. 9, 2018

“Her debut novel is one of those books you have to read in one night because you cannot put it down. Despite the time travel between 1940 to 60 years later and back, the reader never loses track. When you’ve read the last sentence, you cannot help but have tears in your eyes and think to yourself “I would love to see this as a movie”. Veruschka Rechel, Badisches Tagblatt, Nov 23, 2018
Melanie Levensohn stellt ihren ersten Roman vor | PDF

“This novel is full of suspense and doesn’t let the reader go. A page turner. Must read!”
Christiane Krause-Dimmock, Badische Neueste Nachrichten, Nov., 23, 2018
Levensohn setzt Kopfkino in Gang | PDF

“Very touching and captivating.” Mathilde, Oct. 27, 2018
Mathilde – Auf der Suche nach Judith | PDF

“Melanie Levensohn thoroughly researched the oppressive living conditions that Jews had to endure in Paris in the 1940s. She captures seemingly negligent details that bring her writing to life.”
Darmstädter Echo, Nov. 26, 2018
Die doppelte Melanie | PDF

“Recommended reading for fall of 2018.” DONNA-Magazin (leading German women’s magazine), September 2018
DONNA-Buchtipps

“Captivating.” Radio BRF1, September 24, 2018
BRF1-Brasserie

“I’d love to be a time traveler” by Melanie Levensohn, Frankfurter Rundschau, 10.11. 2018
Ich wär so gerne … | PDF

“Melanie Levensohn worked at the World Bank for many years. Then she discovered a dramatic love story in her husband’s family history and wrote a captivating, sensitive book about it.”
Frau im Leben, 12/2018
Wie das Schicksal es will | PDF

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