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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 List' (1993) Review

  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Written by: Steven Zaillian (script), Thomas Keneally (novel)
  • Starring: Liam Neeson (Oskar Schindler), Ben Kingsley (Itzhak Stern), Ralph Fiennes (Amon Goeth), Caroline Goodall (Emilie Schindler), Jonathan Sagall (Poldek Pfefferberg), Embeth Davidtz (Helen Hirsh)
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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

Thomas Keneally's writing advice:

“My aphorism is ‘only begin.’ It’s hard to do if you have a job, but if you can find the time to write a number of days or nights a week, even if it’s just five hundred words – that process will help free up your subconscious. 114 more words


Schindler's List , Recieves Los Angeles Times Book Award for " Best Social Fiction "

Congrats to Author;Thomas Keneally for his fictional account Schindler’s Ark. the work of fiction has received the Los Angeles Times Best Fiction Book Award.

Book Review: Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally

I usually order the books I read by alternating between fiction and non-fiction, so after some Sherlock Holmes I decided to read this book, only to discover that this is actually a novel. 649 more words