Władysław Szpilman Writing Styles in The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

Władysław Szpilman
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Perspective

The original version of this book was written in 1945, immediately after World War II. The author of this book is Wladyslaw Szpilman. When he wrote the book, he never intended for it to become published. It was his way of dealing with his war experience so that he could free his mind and go on with his life. The forward of the book is written by his son who found the book on his father's library shelves when he was a young boy. The book is written from the first-person perspective, sharing the story of a young Jewish man who lost his family and barely survived the war himself when the Germans invaded his city and set out to eradicate the Jews.

Tone

The tone of this book is subjective and written by and about Wladyslaw Szpilman. Although it isn't a journal, it covers the daily life of...

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