The Glass Room - Part 2, Occupation 225 - 272 Summary & Analysis

Simon Mawer
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Part 2, Occupation 225 - 272 Summary

Stahl, a Nazi scientist pulls up to the Landauer House in "Occupation." He surveys it with some interest and wonders what happened to the Jewish family that lived there. At first Lanik refuses to let Stahl into the house, but slowly relents. After a week, Stahl brings his medical staff into the Landauer house. The house has been transformed into a laboratory. Slowly subjects begin to arrive. They fill out forms that detail their lives: birth date, place of birth, language, second language, religion, race, nation, and diseases suffered. For the actual exam, the scientists measure and record each participant. They are trying to find quantifiable differences between Jews and other races. They want to define a human and a subhuman.

In "Rainer," Liesel's friend and beloved architect comes to visit the family. Liesel is so excited to see von Abt, who is...

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