Sunday, 16 December 2012

A Difficult But Yet A Must Read



I have read many a book on the Holocaust this one stands out as one of the best. 






 Rhodes delivers a book like few others; the sheer horrific nature of the subject is delivered in such a way that pulls at your soul. A difficult book to read at times, but a must for all if only to remind us why it can never happen again. Rhodes gives a masterful mix of fact and firsthand accounts from both sides, and delves into the question how humanity can visit the horror of the holocaust upon itself.

4.5 Stars

2 comments:

  1. I've had this in my library for years and I really need to move it up on my TBR list- perhaps March. I've read about the Einsatzgruppen within other WWII books but not a dedicated read on this group. I'm sure the details of the heinous and wanton acts perpetrated by this group will make for some difficult reading.

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  2. Well worth dusting off and taking a look at.

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