In this collection, meet:
Guillaume, who gives up everything to protect his child;

young Matthew, who stakes his life to save his home;

and François, who makes the biggest sacrifice to rescue his grandson.


This is such an unusual book, but so beautifully written. What sacrifice would you be prepared to make to protect the children in your care? Well each of these stories demonstrate duty, commitment and love far beyond the normal limits, in at what times are heart breaking conditions. There is far more to this book than just stories, after I finished reading my mind wondered back to each of them and there is such a deep meaning to them all. What does come across is the battle of the individual against the giants in this world, the people with power and how much they control our every day lives. These are stories of how sticking to what you truly believe in no matter how old you are  can make a difference.

I really loved how the simple things in life were of greatest value. The bond between a boy and his dog and the dog and the animals he rounded up and of course the love of a father to his son. The appreciation and love of nature, with the tree nurturing more than its own life. Finally the story I loved the most, The Sacrifice. This one was the most frustrating and yet the most heart breaking for me.

Although these are very modern stories set in France, there is almost a fairy tale quality to them that leave you thinking, and the morale of the story is…………..


Indrajit, an American citizen, was born in India in 1965. After obtaining Bachelors from Indian Institute of Technology and Masters from Harvard, he worked as strategy consultant and investment banker in America, Spain, and England as well as studied Ayurveda (ancient medicine of India) and therapeutic yoga. In 2001, after his daughter’s birth, he moved to Paris and opened his private practice of stress management.
Indrajit has authored five books and a DVD on Health & Well-Being.


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