lauragais, April 11, 2010 (view all comments by lauragais)
This is a book to remember, a book describing the indescribable, a book for healing my own memories. It is emotionally stirring and overwhelming.
I cannot in the least support the comments of Kirstin - in my view, it is not a 'fantastic' book as everything is the grim truth, it is not 'easy to read' if one has either shared Irmgard Hunt's life experience or can vividly imagine it, it is not wonderful (how can it be) and one certainly does not feel like one is there:
nobody can really "feel like you are there" unless you were there - and the author was (and so was I). I think this book should be recommended reading in schools and universities to make people think and reflect on what could have been their fate. It is touching the deepest and most innermost feelings someone can have about life and fate. One should be aware of the fact that such a fate could have happened to anybody who did not fit the accepted pattern. I have nothing but praise for the author for sharing her couragous and so very necessary memoir, for history's sake and for the present and by all means for the future. Thank you Irmgard A. Hunt.
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kikisand1, April 7, 2010 (view all comments by kikisand1)
Fantastic book - you feel like you are there! Easy to read, engaging, and wonderfully, historically, mesmerizing. I would like to give it to everyone I know to read.
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