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Your life for a lamp! Shows the humanity that existed in characters such as Ludwig and helene etc. An interesting story, but weirdly written. Much, much more than a fair exchange. A good story, but very choppy and would have benefited from stronger editing. Jun 21, Heatherjoy rated it liked it.

Cioma is a cheeky chappy who will always find a way around any situation and thoroughly enjoys outwitting those who would have him deported to the camps and gassed. The book reads more like fiction than biography since we are constantly going from great danger to relative safety and back again.

To ask other readers questions about The Forgerplease sign up. At 84 pasapoetes lives there and works as a graphic designer. The context, of course, is tried and true as a drama-ready vivarium, but Schonhaus contributes the adolescent adventurous spirit that make his story singular. Jan 13, Sana rated it it was amazing.

Mar 18, Jeanne rated it it was ok. He risked his life and those who collaborated with him to procure the materials necessary to replicate quality documents that allowed safe passage and escape from the Nazis in Berlin.

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Since he avoided the concentration camps it was a bit more mild, although still portraying the unbelievable inhumanity they were treated with. Schonhaus was able to forge passes and other docuements, making not only a person who was saved, but a person who did the saving. He had many close calls, which ultimately led him to decide to work his way through Germany to try and escape to Switzerland. The story starts duringand covers the experience of Schonhaus as he hids at in Berlin, escaping the deportations that too As some other reviews have pointed out, the prose is choppy and at times rough, additionally the tone seems a bit strange.


Personally i thought this book was quite rough around the edges and poorly written, it was very difficult to follow and lacked fluidity.

Oct 08, Sandra Strange rated it really liked it Shelves: This true holocaust story is quite arresting: A talented artist, he also helps others by forging Nazi stamps on false identity documents and food rationing books for a network that helped Jews escape the Nazis.

It is unclear, at least to this reader, if it is the translation or the author the tone being a way to distance himself. I an one of those lucky peas. As some other reviews have pointed out, the prose is choppy and at times rough, additionally the tone seems a bit strange. This is not the greatest work of literature, but, boy, is it a great story.

I was also kind of disturbed by the graphic details of his er He takes crazy risks but always manages to be elsewhere when they’re looking for him, and finally makes his way into Switzerland, stopping on the way to forge one last document. I picked this up in Evanston with the idea of giving it away, not expecting to read it falsificaador.

Jul 28, Peter rated it really liked it. I wanted so much more. One expects a movie I feel that he had an incredible story to tell but I never connected with anyone, not even him.

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The Forger: An Extraordinary Story of Survival in Wartime Berlin

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. While he was helped several times, he saved himself by taking risks and sticking to his guns. He forged papers for many people to survive. The book starts slowly but builds dramatically as the noose closes around Schonhaus’ neck. Although his family were told to report to the train station by the Nazis—he refused to wear the yellow star and ignored all their directives.

The writing kind of jumps around, and it’s not always very clear when one scene changes to the next, but the tale of this young man hiding out in Berlin and forging documents is fascinating. Schonhaus was the child of Russian Jews who had emigrated to Berlin.

Jan 27, Michael Alders rated it really liked it. Since he was blond and blue-eyed many Nazis thought he was one of them. Jan 10, Michelle rated it really liked it. I liked this book. However, one night, looking for a light, quick read, I saw this on the shelves reserved for gifts and brought it to bed. It would probably be easier to follow in English translation it’s available in paperback as “The Forger: