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Skeletons at the Feast
by Chris Bohjalian

Published: 2008-05-06
Hardcover : 372 pages
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by cookie57 (see profile) 03/07/18

 
  "Skeletons at the Feast"by kkazonovitz (see profile) 12/11/11

 
  "Very apt title-skeletons at the feast"by msharry (see profile) 08/15/11

Very realistic, depressing look at three different storylines that meet in the last days of WWII. One is of a Jew who jumped from a train transporting him to a concentration camp and lived by impersonating... (read more)

 
  "WWII novel - very good story"by jenniferharding (see profile) 05/12/11

Multi-layered, at times complicated, and incredibly addictive. I was thinking of the characters day and night until I finished. I listened to the audio. Perhaps that added to the experience ... (read more)

 
  "BEST WWII BOOK I"VE READ IN A WHILE"by georgeannschmidt (see profile) 01/12/11

 
  "Skeletons at the Feast"by laclairelaffitte (see profile) 12/15/10

A compelling story of an old Prussian family - especially the women - coming face to face with the brutality that was WWII. The war is up close and personal primarily through the eyes of a civilian family.... (read more)

 
  "The Skeletons At the Feast"by BPlashal (see profile) 03/08/10

well written, good character developement, hard to put down but graphic due to the subject matter

 
  "Skeletons at the Feast"by jennyp (see profile) 11/20/09

I thought this was a really good book! It was a very quick read! Although some parts were hard to get through because it was graphic I got through it knowing it could have actually happened! I also loved... (read more)

 
  "Was violent and had horrific images of war and the treatment of Jews."by fatty2by4 (see profile) 04/04/09

IT WAS A VERY HARD READ. THE WRITING WAS QUITE GOOD, BUT THE IMAGES WERE QUITE STARK AND VIOLENT. MOST OF THE CHARACTERS WERE HORRIBLY KILLED, SO I FOUND MYSELF DISTANCING MYSELF FROM ANY OF THE CHARACTERS;... (read more)

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