The Twins of Auschwitz is a powerful and emotional true story that chronicles the life of Eva Mozes Kor, one of the surviving twins of the infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele’s experiments at Auschwitz. In this book, Eva Mozes Kor tells her story of survival, forgiveness, and healing.
Book review The Twins of Auschwitz
The book starts with the introduction of Eva and her twin sister, Miriam, who were taken to Auschwitz along with their family when they were just 10 years old. Eva takes the reader on a journey through her experiences at the concentration camp, where she and her sister were subjected to inhumane medical experiments by Dr. Mengele.
Eva describes the horrors she endured, including being injected with unknown substances, being deprived of food and water, and witnessing the deaths of many children and adults around her. Despite these horrific experiences, Eva and Miriam were determined to survive and help each other through the ordeal.
The book also covers Eva’s life after the war, where she faced many challenges in adjusting to life outside the concentration camp. She struggled with depression, anxiety, and survivor’s guilt, but eventually found the strength to forgive her captors and move forward with her life.
Eva’s message of forgiveness and healing is at the heart of this book. She has dedicated her life to educating people about the Holocaust and promoting forgiveness as a way to heal from trauma. Her story is a testament to the human spirit and the power of forgiveness.
The Twins of Auschwitz is a well-written and gripping memoir that will leave a lasting impression on the reader. It offers a unique perspective on the Holocaust through the eyes of one of its survivors. The book is an important reminder of the atrocities that took place during the Holocaust and the need for us to never forget the lessons of history.
Overall, The Twins of Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the Holocaust or the power of forgiveness. Eva’s story is an inspiration to us all and her message of forgiveness and healing is one that we can all learn from.