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Suzy Zail

Biography

Suzy Zail

Suzy Zail is the author of numerous books for children and adults, including The Tattooed Flower, an account of how her father survived the Holocaust. Playing for the Commandant is her first work of fiction for young adults. She lives in Australia. 

Suzy Zail

Books by Suzy Zail

by Suzy Zail - Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Before, Hanna was going to be a famous concert pianist. She was going to wear her yellow dress to a dance. And she was going to dance with a boy. But then the Nazis came. Now it is up to Hanna to do all she can to keep her mother and sister alive, even if that means playing piano for the commandant and his guests. Staying alive isn’t supposed to include falling in love with the commandant’s son. But Karl Jager is beautiful, and his aloofness belies a secret. And war makes you do dangerous things.