‘Tell us a story, Maman’, pleaded my younger brother Samuel.
‘Which story would you like today?’ asked Maman.
‘The one when you meet Papa!’ I said.
It’s bedtime for the three Laskowski children Pierre, Samuel and Claude. The year is 1937 and a war is on the horizon, but to them that seems far away. As they beg their mother for a bedtime story, Maman begins to tell them the story of their family – of a life left behind in Poland, a new life started in France and
a blossoming love…