Allan Levine was born in Winnipeg, Canada. In his non-fiction the History PhD deals with, among other things, the Jewish resistance during World War II. In 1999 he was awarded with the Yad Vashem Award for ‘Fugitives of the Forest’. Besides his academic work he has written a crime trilogy featuring the Jewish detective Sam Klein. The first volume ‘The Blood Libel’ was honored with the Margaret McWilliams award and since 2001 has been available in German translation under the title ‘Mit falscher Zunge’. ‘The Sins of the Suffragettes’ was published in Germany in 2004. Levine teaches history at the St. John’s Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg.
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