Lucette Matalon Lagnado Writing Styles in Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz

Lucette Matalon Lagnado
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Perspective

The novel is written subjectively, although it tries to remain objective. The authors of this book have become very close to the victims of Josef Mengele through research and, on the part of Sheila Cohn Dekel, marriage. The book gives a well researched biography of Josef Mengele, beginning with his childhood and continuing through most of his adult life. The book also offers many stories of the surviving children who were tortured and experimented on by Mengele. These stories, while told as honestly as possible, color the story and change it, reminding the reader constantly of the terrible things Mengele did and how it affected the survivors of his actions.

The novel's perspective comes through the eyes of two journalists who have lost their objectivity. Despite this lack of distance, the authors tell a powerful story that touches on many truths, both in the life of Josef Mengele...

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