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The fourth novel in Ursula Hegi’s acclaimed Burgdorf cycle is “a considerate, sidelong method of the worst second in Germany’s background that invitations us to appreciate how respectable humans come to collaborate with evil” (Kirkus Reviews).

Children and Fire tells the tale of 1 day that would ceaselessly rework the lives of the folk in Burgdorf, Germany, the fictional village by way of the river in Ursula Hegi’s bestselling novels. February 27, 1934—the first anniversary of the burning of Reichstag, the Parliament construction in Berlin.

Thekla Jansen, a proficient younger instructor, loves her scholars and attempts to guard them from the chaos past their village. Believing the Nazis’ new regime won't final ceaselessly, Thekla starts to relinquish a few of her freedoms to maintain her instructing place. She has constantly taken her ethical braveness without any consideration, but if every one compromise chips away at that braveness, she understands she needs to reclaim it.

Ursula Hegi funnels pivotal moments in historical past throughout the event of Thekla, her scholars, and the townspeople as she writes alongside the sting the place sorrow and bliss meet, and indicates us how one society—educated, cultural, compassionate—can slip right into a fact that’s fabricated through propaganda and regulated through fear.

Gorgeously rendered and emotionally taut, Children and Fire confirms Ursula Hegi’s place as probably the most wonderful writers of her generation.

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