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5 Most Interesting Books About The Nazis


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5 Most Interesting Books About The Nazis:

1. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

2. Number The Stars by Lois Lowry

3. The Boy In The Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

4. The Diary Of A Young Girl by Anne Frank

5. The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

1. The book thief:

The narrator is death but still it's a tale of hope, friendship and love in a time of dejection and hate. A little girl, Liesel Meminger, faces the loss of her family at a young age. This brutal encounter doesn't push her to continue this angst rather teaches her to see the injustices around her. She breaks the chain of hate and resorts to the ambiance of words and a jew friend. This story will leave you with a warm heart but broken and wounded.

My annotated copy

My annotated copy

2. Number the stars:

Where great world leaders are busy fighting, a small girl learns the importance of friendship. Her bones are brittle, legs shaky and arms weak but she possesses a strong heart that is ready to undergo adventures for her friends. 10-year old Annemarie helps to escort her Jewish friend's family from the ruthless Nazis. Giddy up to read the most thrilling story of a little girl.

“And they are beginning to realize that the world they live in is a place where the right thing is often hard, sometimes dangerous, and frequently unpopular.”

— Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

3. The boy in the striped pajamas:

It has the deepest and darkest plot twist. The ending will leave you traumatized. The writer said in the preface that this book has no synopsis and indeed it shouldn't have one. It leads you through a gentle and amiable road only to come up to a horrid ending . This book is great for those who enjoy dark stories that make you cry.

“Bruno: We're not supposed to be friends, you and me. We're meant to be enemies. Did you know that? ”

— John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

4. The diary of a young girl:

Mostly we learn about historical wars from history books where main focus is the international politics. Lay persons' suffering is described merely with the number of deaths and wounded. This book is actually the diary of a girl who faced all this suffering. This personal account has words that we can feel. This book has emotions.

A battered copy I have.

A battered copy I have.

5. The tattooist of Auschwitz:

I personally haven't read this book but so many acquaintances have raved about it that I decided to include in this list too. Let's pick it up together.

I hope that you enjoy reading some of these books. No matter if you can relate or not, it always opens up one's mind to read from different times and people.

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