Nazi Germany. 1936. The Lebensborn program is going strong as German women are carefully selected by the Nazis and recruited to give birth to new representatives of the Aryan race. Inside one of these women is Max, a fetus waiting to be born and fulfill his destiny as the perfect Aryan.
Max is taken away from his birth mother as soon as he enters the world. He will be raised under the leadership and ideologies of the Nazi Party. As he grows up without a mom, without any affection or tenderness, according to Nazi educational precepts, he soon becomes the mascot of the program. But things don't go according to plan.
Sarah Cohen-Scali nacio en Fez, Marruecos, en 1958. Licenciada en Filosofia, estudio tambien teatro. Ha publicado una veintena de libros infantiles (principalmente bajo el pseudonimo Sarah K.) y otra de novelas para adultos, sobre todo de suspenso. Con Max gano el Premio Sorcieres 2013 a la mejor novela para jovenes, otorgado por la Asociacion de Bibliotecarios de Francia en conjunto con la Asociacion de Libreros Juveniles.