Schindelr's list

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If you, like me, prefer the books to the movies, you will love reading The Schindler's List, a novel by the Australian author Thomas Keneally, who won one ofBritain’s most famous literary prizes, the Booker, making him considered one of the best representatives of the literature of his country.
The Schindler’s List is about the life of Oskar Schindler, aCzechoslovakian businessman who helped European Jews from the Nazis during the Second World War, employing them in his factory in Poland, keeping them safe through his contacts in Germany.
Schindler'sList is about the life of Oskar Schindler, a businessman who helped Czechoslovakian European Jews from the Nazis during World War II by employing them in his factory in Poland, through his contacts inGermany to keep their workers Jews safe.
The protagonist, Oskar Schindler, son of a businessman and a Catholic mother, grew up in the German-speaking Sudetenland area of Czechoslovakia. He marriedyoung and renounced the privileges afforded him his father, but he neglected his marriage to pursue their own business, which led him to travel. Although he had no political interests, he became asupporter of the Nazi party and soon agreed to act as an undercover agent to help the Nazis in their attempt to take control of Poland. Because of it, he made good relations between people of high socialspheres and among ordinary people. These relationships were useful to him later in the war.
When Germany invaded Poland, the Jews' life changed completely, limiting their ability to work and was takenfrom them ownership of their property. The Nazi government created a plan to use the chemical Zyklon B to kill a large number of Jews at a time. Schindler, meanwhile, settled in Krakow, with severalJewish friends, businessmen and employees of his trust.
In 1939, Schindler bought and reopened a bankruptcy enamel factory with his Jewish friend Itzhak Stern. The factory grew rapidly, employing a...
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