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By Penn Stewart

in the course of the chilly spring of 1942 in upstate big apple, US executive officers scouse borrow away German-born farmer Hans Müller in the course of the evening, leaving his spouse and sons on my own and with no explanation.

Does Hans’ abnormal obsession along with his shortwave radio and overseas newspaper clippings suggest that his old fashioned American existence has been a lie? Or has the govt. made a terrible mistake that threatens to undo their family?.

Lucy Müller is met with furtive glances and outright prejudice. Her sons are bullied in school and harassed through their father’s absence. Hans attempts to maintain his head down and easily continue to exist the camp’s fences, guards, and fellow prisoners, as his frustration mounts. The Müllers every one activity to redefine themselves and their locations in society, and whereas a few kin bonds develop and others put on skinny, the query of Hans’ guilt or innocence looms over all of them like a hurricane cloud..

The first publication in an ongoing sequence, Fertile floor is a haunting drama that straddles either old and modern fiction genres. Splitting the point of view among Hans and his spouse Lucy, it speaks to either the secret and discomfort of worldwide warfare II internment reports and the struggles and inner progress of a kinfolk ostracized from their small town.

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