The Secret Purposes – David Baddiel


1 in stock

SKU: 165 Categories: , ,


The Secret Purposes – David Baddiel

“The Secret Purposes” is a novel written by British comedian and author David Baddiel. The book was published in 2006. It is a work of historical fiction that explores the experiences of Jewish immigrants in Britain during and after World War II.

The story revolves around a character named Jakob Silberstein, a Polish Jew who has survived the Holocaust and is now interned in a British internment camp for enemy aliens. The novel delves into the challenges and hardships faced by Jewish refugees who sought safety in the United Kingdom during the war. It also explores themes of identity, displacement, and the complexities of post-war life for survivors and those who had to start anew in a foreign country.

David Baddiel, primarily known for his work in comedy, ventured into writing novels with “The Secret Purposes,” and the book received positive reviews for its thought-provoking and moving narrative. It is a departure from his comedic work and showcases his ability to engage with serious and historical themes in literature.

Back to Shop

Tags: The Secret Purposes – David Baddiel, affordable books SA, books for sale, buy and sell books, popular books,