Lisa Frei was born in Ismaning, a village in Bavaria, Germany, near Munich. She came to England in 1962 to be an au pair girl in order to learn the English language. She had studied English for some years, but when she arrived in England she found she couldn't understand a word. However, she soon learned, took a couple of exams and then got married. In 1993 Lisa became a widow and in 2002 she moved into a cosy little semi-detached house in a small village in Nottinghamshire, to be nearer to her son Michael. Her daughter Angela lives abroad, but comes to see visit quite frequently.
Lisa absolutely adores writing as well as reading other people's writing. She also loves studying languages (currently French and Arabic) and learning about other cultures and how people live. Lisa firmly believes we all have a story to tell and that anybody who wants to should write.
May we learn to live, to love, to tolerate and understand,
And then may God be pleased that he created Man.
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The Road of the Mountaineers: Die Strasse der Gebirgsjager
by Lisa Frei
Lisa Frei lived outside Munich before the second world war. Through two years research, Lisa narrates the events that took her brothers to war. Conscripted to the German army; one to Russia, the other to the Arctic. his fascinating account mingles personal stories, tragic accounts and every day family lives, against the backdrop of the most turbulent times in European history.
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