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My Year in Books: 21-25

My life is a constant battle with the Goodreads Reading Challenge. At the current moment I’m four books behind apparently. It seems that whenever I actually manage to catch up, I blink and I’m two books behind already. 762 more words


Fiction in Schindler's List

In the “Author’s Note” to Schindler’s List Keneally writes:

To use the texture and the devices of a novel to tell a true story is a course which has frequently been followed in modern writing.

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Review: Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally

In the midst of the worst atrocity of modern times, one unlikely man provides hope for hundreds of victims.

A novel which won the Booker Prize and was adapted into a multi-award winning film by Steven Spielberg, Schindler’s Ark is quite rightly termed a modern classic. 333 more words

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“…Looking at them, you became frightened for your own precarious humanity. The inhuman thing was beyond feeding, washing, warming. The only way left to restore it – as well as yourself – to humanity was through ritual.

– Schindler’s Ark, Thomas Kineally, 1982

Schindler's Ark or Schindler's List

“He who saves one life, saves the world entire.” – Jewish Talmud.

It is a humbling task, trying to write about one of the most powerful movies ever made, a Booker-prize winning book, and a man who saved upwards of 1200 lives. 1,035 more words