Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Date: February 2014
Duration: 15 hours 14 minutes
When young Clara Simon quit her job in Ernest Maxwell Abbott's law firm over his increasingly shabby treatment of Jewish clients, she soon realized the seriousness of her actions. Giving up any job in post-WWI London meant taking a chance. Clara knew her family at 21 Aldgate would not be supportive. A coincidental meeting with a former Abbott employee resulted in a job offer in Chelsea. Clara, reluctant to consider venturing into affluent Chelsea, finally agreed to meet with the important French artist, Paul Maze, who needed an assistant to help write his memoir. Their working relationship ignited a passionate love that forever changed her. On the tides of the Second World War, Clara was forced to make decisions that risked both her life and her marriage...
"Patricia Friedberg's '21 Aldgate' is a book for the movie-goers who...applauded at the end of 'The King's Speech.'" - Rosemary Nelms, editor, Author, Author column, The Commercial Appeal