Review

Two accounts of Holocaust survivors, both told from different viewpoints, give important historical perspectives of the horrors of war

By Penelope Cottier
August 7 2020 - 2:00pm
Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku, author of The Happiest Man on Earth. Picture: Supplied
  • When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains, by Ariana Neumann. Simon & Schuster. $32.99.
  • The Happiest Man on Earth, by Eddie Jaku. Pan Macmillan, $32.99.

These two books deal with the experiences of Jewish men during the Second World War; one Czechoslovakian and one German. Both were highly skilled in different technical areas, something that helped both of them survive the slaughter of millions of Jews.

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