The E-mail message field is required. May 15, david rated it it was amazing. It was so callous and awful and framed my reading of the first half of the book until I decided to just dispose of it in my mind and not relate it to the experience at all. It all began for Nyiszli, specializing in forensic pathology and carrying out medical duties for both the police and the courts, gaining valuable experience in identifying unusual or disputed deaths in the corpses he examined. Nyiszli’s account, but this book gives the reader a fairly good idea of Really, I probably need a few days to digest this book before I review it, but here are some of my thoughts:

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Nyiszli’s writing was great, which I didn’t really expect as I thought this would be more of a documentary about his position as a doctor. There are some books that you just can’t comment on. Cancel Forgot your password?

I feel like everyone everywhere should have to read this book. I find it hard to write an accurate review of this book.

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Not something to be forgotten. All he could do was please the S. It all began for Nyiszli, specializing in forensic pathology and auxchwitz out medical duties for both the police and the courts, gaining valuable experience in identifying unusual or disputed deaths in the am fost medic la auschwitz he examined.

I find myself am fost medic la auschwitz of rating this testimony ka the excruciating horrors inflicted by human beings on fellow human beings and I decided to only write my thoughts rather than a review Dr. It’s all about what his eyes witness, not the mind, his own thoughts are second nature, although his wife and daughter remain close in his heart, he had little time to dwell on the chimneys of doom, or the screams of the many, having become so use to them.


I was a little unsettled by Bettelheim’s words about Anne Frank and her family. Please enter your name. I don’t believe I’ve ever felt such pure unabashed hatred for someone than I felt about Mengele and Hitler while reading this book. It did not seem to be in keeping with the rest of the book and I did not agree with the message it posed. Basically it offers the facts and experience of the doctor including a first ,edic account of the only rebellion of the Sonderkommando, prisoners working in the gas chambers who were killed every 4 months.

Aug 23, Anne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: How does one rate a book like this? He explains all the horrifying things that he is required to do in this place and the toll that it takes on him as well as the three asisstants he is given. S with his work, carry on living, until he didn’t.

Despite the incredibly difficult subject matter, this book was a surprisingly fast read.

To say that Aushwitz is an interesting read would be a gross understatement. Even after liberation, allowing one’s emotions to audchwitz surface would be devastating to the battle of trying to live again in some “normal” way. So my efforts to photograph in my mind all I fot and engrave it in my memory are, after all, completely useless. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Mar 13, Anushree rated it really liked it. Nyiszli died of a heart attack on 5 May Nyiszli witnessed this twelve times during his stay, before catching sight of the last S.


On arrival, Nyiszli volunteered himself as a doctor and was sent am fost medic la auschwitz work at number 12 barracks where he operated on and tried to help the ill with only the most basic medical supplies and tools. I feel Nyiszli tries to justify himself too much, as if he has a reason. Not because you have nothing to say, but because there simply are no words to express how you feel about what you’ve read.

Dr Miklos Nyiszli was at Birkenau rather than Auschwitz, and there auscjwitz several inconsistencies in the book between Auschwitz mdeic Birkenau. Facts starting from Dr.

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Lists with This Book. A Jew and a medical doctor, the prisoner Dr. Reading this book does give the reader a glimpse, even though a small one, of a time when torture and killing en masse was commonplace.