Brigitte Riebe completed a doctorate in history before becoming a publishing editor. She has written many successful novels set in past historical eras. Her books have been translated into many languages. She lives with her husband in Munich.
THE KU’DAMM SISTERS: DAYS OF HOPE (Vol. III)
The Thalheim sisters and their department store in a new era.
Berlin 1958: colours and shapes, moments captured with pencil and paper… Ever since she can remember, Florentine Thalheim has wanted only one thing: to devote herself entirely to drawing and painting, from the time she was able to marvel at the works of the great artists during a stay in Paris. But the youngest of three daughters has always had a rebellious spirit.
She has failed her school-leaving exams twice, and her only training is as a decorator. While her parents and older sisters Rike and Silvie hope she will one day put her talents to use in the family business, a department store on Ku'damm, Florentine persists in her bold dream to gain entrance to the Berlin Academy of Art...