By Lynmar Brock Jr.
Award-Winning Finalist within the Fiction: ancient classification of the 2012 foreign publication Awards
When the Germans invade Belgium in 1940, chemistry professor André Severin fears the worst. His colleagues think their social and political positions will safeguard them through the career, yet André is familiar with larger. He has watched Hitler’s upward push to energy and understands the Nazis will do something to ruin their enemies. For the Severins are Jews, non-practicing, definite, yet that won’t topic to the Germans—or to the Belgians desirous to defend themselves by means of informing on their acquaintances. And so André and his brother Alin take their mom and dad, other halves, and youngsters and flee south. but if France falls to the Nazis, the refugees are stuck in a rural farming neighborhood the place their merely wish for survival is to mixture in with the locals. thankfully, the Severins have come to Huguenot kingdom, settled via sufferers of non secular persecution who possibility their very own lives to guard the Jewish refugees and defy the pro-Nazi govt. and because the displaced relatives grows to like their new pals, André and Alin sign up for forces with the French Resistance to assist defend them. in line with one family’s harrowing real tale of survival, during this Hospitable Land is an inspirational novel approximately braveness and the quest for domestic in the course of chaos.
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