Rudolf Meier is a young German POW whose love for Nazi Germany is as visible as the swastika tattoo on his forearm. Captured by the Americans, he is sent to a camp near Phoenix, Arizona where he comes face-to-face with the prejudice and bigotry he learned as a Hitler Youth. Through long months of internment, his only joy is his friendship with the farmer’s son, a Jew, who shows him the true meaning of humanity, individualism, and democracy. Then, just as his repatriation to Germany is in sight, a murder in the camp makes Rudolf realize he may be the next target of the hard-core Nazis who really control the Arizona prison camp.
The Swastika Tattoo is a fascinating, compelling, and entertaining historical fiction novel laced with many upsetting, shocking, but also heart-warming moments, that will delight as well as thrill readers for many hours. Never before have I read a book like The Swastika Tattoo because the book is a historical fiction tale with many twists and turns galore and one that is unique in the genre. The story laced between the pages of this book is one that captivated me from the beginning, to be honest even the description of the book fascinated me, so that is why I have to recommend that all of you lovely readers read The Swastika Tattoo because I promise that you will not have read anything like it before! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
The Swastika Tattoo is a unique, thrilling, and shocking historical fiction novel that will take its readers on a journey back in time. The reader in The Swastika Tattoo will meet Rudolf Meier, a young German POW who has been captured by the Americans and send to a camp near Phoenix Arizona. Rudolf still loves Nazi Germany and still identifies as one, he even has a tattoo of the swastika on his arm. However, while working at the camp, he meets a Jew, the son of a farmer who provides him the insight he never had before, and soon he learns about humanity, democracy and so much more and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible The Swastika Tattoo!
The Swastika Tattoo is a book unlike anything I have read before; never before have I read a book with so much fascinating history but also thrilling moments that compelled me to read the fastest I ever have. The Swastika Tattoo can only be described as the kind of book that is addictive; it is addictive because you will find yourself always thinking about it when it is not in your hands and you will long to read it and immerse yourself in it!
The story of The Swastika Tattoo is sensational, and I applaud the exceptional author Geraldine Birch for putting a twist on the historical genre. The fact that the story is so original and unique and incredibly entertaining at the same time shows us that Birch is a talented wordsmith who knows how to be creative and brazen with her thoughts and think outside of the box. I adore how Birch took risks with The Swastika Tattoo and decided to put a twist on a much-loved genre; this is incredibly hard to do and even harder to pull off, so it is safe for me to write that I adore Birch’s literature!
The story of The Swastika Tattoo is quite simply amazing; amazing however is just one of the words I would use to describe The Swastika Tattoo as it is so much more than this. It is a fascinating historical tale that will fascinate, shock, and thrill its readers! It makes for a memorable reading experience full of many ups and downs and will have you saying ”just one more page!” as it is that incredible book lovers.
As The Swastika Tattoo is a brilliant, mesmerizing, and thrilling story that will take you on an incredible adventure I, of course, have to award this excellent book five stars! So please, if you are looking to get lost in a unique historical fiction tale then read this book because you will not regret it!
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