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A must-read for those of us concerned about humanity,
This review is from: The Tenth Circle Of Hell: A Memoir of Life in the Death Camps of Bosnia (Paperback)
After reading this book, after wiping away the tears after each page is turned, you must question whether the human race has learnt anything since the holocaust of WW2. This book describes exactly what ordinary people, friends of your own, neighbours, your students can become in the frenzy and hatred of ethnic war. I cannot comprehend how people can become these monsters so portrayed in this book, but time and again, history shows us that this happens again and again.
The writer depicts his survival of the Serb onslaught with all the emotions humans can feel, but hope stands out from all others. Even though he suffered unimaginable tortures, saw his friends mercilessly beaten to death, he always felt hope that he'd survive. Even when the UN deserted Yugoslavia to the ravenous wolves, he held his hope aloft.
This man is a hero to humanity, a hero to all that know human rights should be held in the highest of esteems, a hero to those seemingly without hope. May his life be full of joy and may the perpetrators of these horrific crimes be eventually bought to justice.