{Prime} Land of Milk and Honey Author William Taylor – Z55z.co

Approximately 750 children from war torn Britain were sent to New Zealand History shows many of these children suffered like Jake Neill.This is a disturbing book regarding Jake s treatment at the hands of the Pearson family who used him like a slave, beat him and verbally and physically abused him In particular Jake suffered terribly at the hands of the sadistic son, Darcy Pearson.It was difficult to read this book, but it was very well written and compelling It is a book of human courage and Approximately 7 A compact imagination of a very real tragedy that is almost unknown in New Zealand and Australia The story felt cut off toward the end, however. A Powerful Story Based On The Real Life Experiences Of Hundreds Of British Children Who Were Sent As War Refugees To New Zealand And Australia During The Second World War Fourteen Year Old Jake Suffers Cruelly At The Hands Of A Rural Family, Only To Be Offered Sanctuary And Eventual Redemption By The Elderly Town Doctor, Mac His Story Is Complex, Dealing Graphically With Issues Of Community Attitudes To Violence And Discipline And Jake S Eventual Response To His Treatment Is Not What You Might Expect Not A Conventional Morality Tale By Any Means, Taylor Deals Masterfully With The Reality Of Revenge And Retribution, Handling The Issues With Skill Gritty, And Definitely Not For Younger Readers, The Story Of Jake Contains Vivid Descriptions Of Violence And Cruelty To Animals That Need Maturity To Handle