Germany, November 1938. Hitler and his Nazis launch the pogrom that will be known as Kristallnacht. Herman watches in horror as his cousin and a friend are arrested by the SA. As a Jew, he realizes it is past time to flee his homeland, a decision that catapults him from one adventure to another, his life changed forever by the maelstrom of world events. Part coming-of-age story, part immigrant tale, part World War II adventure, Immigrant Soldier, The Story of a Ritchie Boy closely follows a true story. The novel follows Herman as he evolves from a frightened and frustrated teenager looking for a place to belong into a confident and caring US Army Intelligence officer serving in Patton’s Third Army. The hero experiences fear, romance, loyalty, disappointment, friendship, horror, and compassion in his quest for an understanding of hate and forgiveness.
Immigrant Soldier: The Story of a Ritchie Boy is an exceptional novel inspired by a true story that will captivate, shock, and move its readers from start to finish. Immigrant Soldier for me was a phenomenal tale thanks to its story, extraordinary characters, and the accurate historical context laced throughout that will take its readers back in time and immerse the reader in WWII and beyond. Immigrant Soldier is an incredible book that has shocked and amazed me; the gripping nature of this novel combined with themes of finding yourself make Immigrant Soldier not only a stellar story but also a poignant one which should be read by everybody. That is why I already would recommend you lovely readers have a read of Immigrant Soldier, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about the unforgettable Immigrant Soldier!
Immigrant Soldier is an incredible tale that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the story, Herman, a young German boy who flees Germany after his cousin is arrested in the year 1938. It is from here on that Herman’s life will be changed forever. Herman will be forced to grow up first, survive and find his calling in life which he eventually does – becoming a US Army Intelligence officer. The story of Herman is fantastic and is incredibly inspirational but also moving and I really hope that you lovely readers get lost in this coming of age, WWII adventure, you won’t regret it!
The story of Immigrant Soldier is quite simply sensational as well as captivating. Immigrant Soldier is a book that deals with many poignant themes as well as thrilling themes and all of these topics are weaved perfectly together, and the outcome is a beautiful piece of literature that will stay prominent in readers’ minds for many weeks upon completion. To write, I am astounded by Immigrant Soldier is an understatement, this captivating book captured me and held me, prisoner, until the very end. Its brilliantly clever, imaginative story is one that enthralled me from beginning to end, and this is thanks to the incredible author K. Lang-Slattery who has managed to flawlessly write an astonishing novel that will keep you guessing until the very end.
K. Lang-Slattery’s prose engrossed me very quickly thanks to the poignant themes she explores as well as the gripping narrative of the protagonist but what also gripped me was her sensitivity to subjects explored. The sensitivity and passion in K. Lang-Slattery’s words were admirable and kept me turning the pages quickly as I desperately wanted to read more of her exceptional prose.
As I am madly in love with Immigrant Soldier and think it is a unique novel with a brilliant plot, I have no choice but to award it a dazzling five stars because it deserves this! Immigrant Soldier indeed is a captivating book, and so I hope you lovely readers take my advice when I write that you should read this excellent book, you will not regret it! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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