Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea


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A coastal city. Formerly in East Prussia, like Tilsit and Köningsberg, Pillau is now part of a Russian exclave (meaning that it is not connected to the Russian mainland, and is instead situated between Poland, Lithuania, and the Baltic Sea).
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Pillau Term Timeline in Salt to the Sea

The timeline below shows where the term Pillau appears in Salt to the Sea. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
60. Florian
Agency, Willpower, and Fate Theme Icon
...Florian is trying to meet Koch, who has signed his papers and will be in Pillau. Florian says he is instead going to Gotenhafen, which is in the opposite direction. The... (full context)
62. Emilia
Memory and Survival  Theme Icon
...way, they will have to walk for a long time to reach either Gotenhafen or Pillau. They wonder how best to transport their possessions, and decide to flag down a boat... (full context)