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The Happiest Man on Earth: A Holocaust Story

This book is the best book you could possibly read and I mean it. I had it letnt to me by a school teacher of mine and I loved it. A holocaust survivor, Eddie Jaku, shows how he found hope in the darkest of places. His parents were killed, he was sent to Auschwitz and was there for 5 years. Only his sister and his best friend survived. Eddie speaks about so many things which many people, young and old, should listen to. He speaks about how he found hope in the darkest of places and how you need to keep hope no matter what.

This book shows how he and millions of other Jewish people were treated like less than animals. I have no words that can describe the horrors that they faced. Eddie alone was whipped, shot, forced to live on snails and slugs until he was rescued. In the comfort of our modern homes and safe times we pass those people off as unlucky our mistreated, but The Happiest Man on Earth shows the true worth of those people and the inhumane treatment they suffered.

On Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass, the Jewish people in Germany experienced their friends turning against them and good people were reverted to savage killers and in this book Eddie asks why, and shows you how they could do it.

All in all this is a great book and my review does it no justice.

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