By Rhidian Brook
1946, post-World warfare II Hamburg. While hundreds of thousands wander the rubble, misplaced and homeless, Colonel Lewis Morgan, charged with overseeing the rebuilding of this devastated urban and the denazification of its defeated humans, is stationed in a grand residence at the River Elbe. he's looking forward to the arriving of his spouse, Rachael—still grieving for his or her eldest son—and their purely surviving son, Edmund. yet instead of strength the proprietors of the home, a German widower and his rebellious daughter, out onto the streets, Lewis insists that the 2 households stay jointly. during this charged surroundings, either mom and dad and youngsters can be pressured to confront their real selves as enmity and grief collapse to ardour and betrayal, to their private wants, their fiercest loyalties, and the remodeling energy of forgiveness.
This brave new novel from award-winning writer Rhidian Brook tells an emotionally riveting tale of 2 households, one condominium, and love grown from hate.