The Beauty Salon

The Sisters’ Inheritance

Berlin in the Roaring Twenties: two sisters conquer the heart of the city – and its men

Berlin, 1924. Helena Rosenberg has grown up in modest circumstances. One day, she discovers that the father she never knew has named her as heir in his will, and that she has a half-sister. So she decides to leave her provincial home and move to the big city – but when she arrives, she finds not only a sister who’s far from happy to see her, but also a pharmacy up to its eyes in debt.

Then Helena has a splendid idea: They’re going to produce and sell their own make-up. Together, Helena and Charlotte conquer the market, as well as the hearts of men – and the dazzling city of Berlin. But they’re dancing on the edge of a volcano …