1. In chapter one, where is the narrator? Why is he there and what is he doing?
The narrator is in a prison cell in Jerusalem awaiting trial for war crimes. He is writing a memoir of his experiences as a Nazi propagandist.
2. What happened to members of the Sonderkommando when their job was done? How were they replaced?
Members of the Sonderkommando were themselves killed once they had completed their job. New members of the Sonderkommando would remove their bodies and repeat the process.
3. What reason does Andor Gutman give for thinking that the position of "corpse-carrier" would be a good job?
Andor repeatedly heard the call for corpse-carriers over the loudspeaker at Auschwitz and after a while it began to sound like a good job to him.
4. What is Arpad Kovacs response when he reads the contents of one of Campbell's radio broadcasts?
Arpad is disappointed because he thinks it is weak. It lacks zest and does not do enough to incite racial hatred.
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