Emperor of Lies

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Emperor of Lies

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A compelling tale of power, corruption and compromise from one of Scandinavias most revered authors. In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in Poland, in the city of L?dz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman. Mysterious, ambiguous and monarchical, King Chaim forced adu A compelling tale of power, corruption and compromise from one of Scandinavias most revered authors. In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in Poland, in the city of L?dz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman. Mysterious, ambiguous and monarchical, King Chaim forced adults and children alike to work punishing hours providing supplies for the German military. Thousands of others were transported and never seen again. Was Rumkowski an accessory to the Nazi regime, driven by lust for power, or was he a pragmatic strategist, actively saving Jewish lives through apparent collaboration? Steve Sem-Sandberg draws on genuine chronicles of life in the L?dz ghetto to capture the full panorama of human resilience, and to question the nature of good and evil.

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A compelling tale of power, corruption and compromise from one of Scandinavias most revered authors. In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in Poland, in the city of L?dz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman. Mysterious, ambiguous and monarchical, King Chaim forced adu A compelling tale of power, corruption and compromise from one of Scandinavias most revered authors. In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in Poland, in the city of L?dz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman. Mysterious, ambiguous and monarchical, King Chaim forced adults and children alike to work punishing hours providing supplies for the German military. Thousands of others were transported and never seen again. Was Rumkowski an accessory to the Nazi regime, driven by lust for power, or was he a pragmatic strategist, actively saving Jewish lives through apparent collaboration? Steve Sem-Sandberg draws on genuine chronicles of life in the L?dz ghetto to capture the full panorama of human resilience, and to question the nature of good and evil.
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Title Emperor of Lies Height 12.6
Steve Sem-Sandberg Width 4.1
ISBN-13 9780571259212 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0571259219 Spine Width
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India) Pages 672
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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