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Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter, the heart-breaking story of two young boys growing up in Nazi Germany who, despite their similar upbringing and close friendship, are torn apart by anti-Semitism and the horrors of World War II. The novel won the prestigious American Batchelder Award in 1972, a prize for the most outstanding foreign language children’s literature. Having been translated into 13 different languages, it is the most famous work by Richter, who has written many notable books on sociology and psychology and drew on his own experiences of life in Nazi Germany for this novel.
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