This is the second novel, historical fiction, in the Zion Chronicles by Bodie Thoene. This is a superb series on World War II in Europe. “Prague Counterpoint” focuses on Vienna and Prague in the period between the takeover of Austria by Germany, and the takeover of Czechoslovakia. Thoene is a gifted writer and the book is based on solid research. It’s a great way to learn more about World War II, and in an interesting way. This book gives you a sense of the incredible oppression of the Jews by the Nazis.