Julia Freidank is the pseudonym of a much published author of novels and non-fiction books. As a native of Munich, she’s always been extremely interested in the fascinating history of her hometown. Since Munich without its brewing culture would be unthinkable, it was only a matter of time before she penned something about one of its brewery pubs. The result is this richly-coloured family saga, which began with the previous release The Brewery on the Banks of the Isar: Fateful Game.
THE BREWERY ON THE BANKS OF THE ISAR: FATEFUL GAME
A woman caught between love and intrigue, tradition and transformation
Bavaria, 1897: Antonia Pacher leaves her parents’ impoverished farm for Munich in the hope of earning some money. By chance she gets work at a brewery and soon finds herself in competition with other employees, the bar girls, brewery lads and master brewers. But Antonia refuses to give up and resolves to fight for her position at the company – and for the love of Melchior Bruckner, heir to the brewery.
But Melchior and his mother Franziska have their own battles to win, aiming for even greater success by gaining a prized license to sell beer at Oktoberfest. But the Bruckner family has enemies who have set treacherous intrigues in motion to destroy their family business...