T4: A Novel in Verse
It is 1939. Paula Becker, thirteen years old and deaf, lives with her family in a rural German town. As rumors swirl of disabled children quietly disappearing, a priest comes to her family’s door with an offer to shield Paula from an uncertain fate. When the sanctuary he offers is fleeting, Paula needs to call upon all her strength to stay one step ahead of the Nazis.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
Just as I started to become a fan of novels in verse, this one made me question their purpose/usefulness/effect. I realized that this "novel in verse" is merely a 2-3 page memoir, if written in prose ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KimJD - LibraryThing
Proof that it's not the size of the book that determines the wallop it packs. In just over 100 pages of free verse, the author (herself deaf) opens readers' eyes to the breadth of the Nazis' horrors ... Read full review