Denver, CO, March 28, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- They met as enemies. They became buddies. Then clandestine lovers who could only meet at a remote windmill. The Netherlands, in 1944-45, under the cruel and oppressive occupation of the Nazis, definitely was a time and place far more dangerous than that depicted in Annie Proulx's Brokeback Mountain.
Rendezvous at the Windmill, is set in the Netherlands during that tiny nation's brutally oppressive occupation by the Nazis. The story begins in 1944, when the county has already suffered four years of cruelty; life has become a day-to-day struggle merely to survive. Definitely a time and place far more dangerous than that depicted in Annie Proulx's Brokeback Mountain.
A German soldier, who works in military intelligence, catches a young Dutch civilian reading an illegal underground newspaper, an offense for which he is supposed to execute the man on the spot.
When he searches the Dutchman's belongings he discovers other items that warrant the penalty of immediate death: a pocket knife deemed to be a dangerous weapon and a coin bearing the likeness of the Dutch Queen. To make matters even worse, the civilian mouths off to his captor. The farmer is indeed in deep trouble!
Reconciling himself to his fate, the Dutchman is caught off-guard when the Sergeant unexpectedly offers a novel alternative, one that will spare the Dutchman's life but will call into question his sexuality. For the rest of the story, read the book!
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