The Polish Girl by Malka Adler is a compelling historical novel that is rooted in fact.
The story is written in the first person as we follow the life of a young girl. The tale alternates between ‘now’ and looking backwards to World War II.
The reader witnesses the courage and strength needed to survive as a Polish Jewish family under Nazi rule. It was a time of fear, persecution and round-ups. It seemed as though the people were forgotten by the world and by God. “God’s in heaven, and He isn’t asleep.” Faith was clung to, and a hope and desire to survive.Continue reading