Wednesday, March 4, 2009

An "Odious Stunt"* or a "Masterpiece"**?

Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones--a novel written in the voice of a former Nazi SS officer who has reinvented himself as a middle-class family man in France--has been damned and highly praised. You'll have to decide for yourself.


*Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
**Michael Korda, The Daily Beast

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