I finished up the audio book Mischling by Affinity Konar. As soon as I had seen this book listed on my on line library I grabbed it and put it on my holds listing. I was eager to get to the book as it sounded like something I would like.
Happily I did enjoy the book. It seems like more and more books are out there that are Holocaust themed. I have read so many and think there can’t possibly be more out there but then again, I find another and another. This one, unlike most that I’ve read is fiction. There were events that happened during the Holocaust that inspired the book but the actual people didn’t exist. That’s a relief. The Holocaust stories are all so hard to read but something in me keeps me reading and listening to them. It’s strange but I almost feel that by listening to their story, door open towards the authors healing….silly I know but I figure it’s the least I can do…listen to their story.
This one focus’ on Joseph Mengele and the awful tortures he did in the name of science and Hitler. I didn’t know a lot about this but tins were taken to him and he would “experiment” on them doing one terrible thing to one and other terrible things to the other. Then he would compare the twins. UGH. YUCK. I don’t know how a man like that could live with himself. Anyway…
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