General Musing

blaze your trail

Just Finished Reading “Hitler: The Last Ten Days” #books

leave a comment »

After having seen many films and read many books I expected that Hitler: The Last Ten Days, novelization by Warren Tute (originally by Ennio De Concini), would hold no secrets for me. Still as I opened the book and started reading the first page I was quickly drawn into a unbelievable story.

It’s not very hard to paint Adolf Hitler as a looney, it is far harder to portrait him as the complex man deteriorating as a result of various mental and physical illnesses, compounded the people around him refusing to tell him the truth for fear of execution, causing his actions to seem borderline insane. Yet this novelization does exactly that, while still taking some liberties with the truth under the guise of artistic license. These factual inaccuracies do little to detract from the main story line.

Despite the subject matter I found it very light reading. Probably not worth it.

Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

June 7, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Posted in books, movie

Tagged with , , , , , , , ,

Please Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: