The novel is entitled Chameleons and is 65,000 words in length.
The two main protagonists are BRYGIDA and MYSZ HALLENSTEIN; they are twins and we join them living in Poland during the pre-second war years.
They are Jewesses. Their characters develop and mature from naïve teenage girls to mature women ; through, experiencing life in the Warsaw ghetto, life under the Nazi regime, deaths of their parents, grandfather and a brother, working and living in Auschwitz, one twin is raped and her children murdered. They escape into Germany, live in a segregated Berlin, they see the construction and demolition of the Berlin wall, both find true love, marriage and eventual die in the 1990s.
Using deceit and subterfuge they gain employment in Auschwitz’s commandant’s household. They have to pretend to be German school-mistresses, hence the title Chameleons, as they blend into their surroundings.
Living in and experiencing the horrific, land of the rejected, my minor protagonist, a spirit, CHARLIE PRITCHARD; has been given a second chance to gain an eternal existence in the land of the honoured, he is sent back to earth to observe suffering and its reversal, the narcissist must become altruistic. He is the narrator.
The novel is smattered with other characters that embellish the novel and are tools used to develop the main protagonists’ characters.