The reviews continue to come in. Let us know what you think about the book!
Archive for April, 2009
Our weekly question for readers of The Kindly Ones:
The Kindly Ones is told from the viewpoint of an educated Nazi officer. What does this narrative viewpoint offer that other novels on the subject may not?
For a very thorough examination of the book by historian Samuel Moyn, go over to The Nation online.
“Contrary to most foreign critics (and perhaps Littell’s self-defense), the novel’s true premise is not that Aue is like other perpetrators. It is that he stands for Nazism as a whole.”