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At 84 still lives there and works as a graphic designer. The writer has a very witty and clever personality and his exploits, while pasaportws dangerous, are recounted with such flair and intrigue that you admire him all the more for the things he did.

Even as the Gestapo posted his photo in public, he managed to have a steamy love affair with the beautiful consort of an SS officer.

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Your life for a lamp! Maybe not the best-written holocaust memoir. An interesting story, but weirdly written.

Jul 08, Irving Koppel rated it really liked it. At the end of the book when he named the people in his story and what happened to them I realized that I remembered very few of them. May 04, Jen rated it really liked it.

Dl one who is interested in personal survival under extremely trying circumatances,he will find this book a primer in that field. What would you do? He lost his parents to the camps in Poland, but he was finally able to escape to Switerland, via bicycle, in the yawning days of the war.


Instead, he relays with joy the encounters he had where he was able to outsmart the Nazis and carry out his work to secure safe passage for others, just days and hours away from being deport to a concentration camp. Much, much more than a fair exchange.

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Pasxportespages. A remarkable and enjoyable memoir in a grim setting,ult really interesting insight into how jews were able to survive in the underground in Berlin during WWll.

But he can’t do this alone and through falsicicador we The whole genre of Holocaust literature inspires horror and revulsion for the Nazis, disgust for the collaborating and enabling Germans and great sympathy for the Jews and other victims of the vile policies of Hitler and his entire morally-bankrupt Klan.

Because of his artistic skills he was able to make his own ‘aryan’ documents and live as a regular German during the war in Berlin. I read about half the book.

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The book is an engaging account, but be warned that Cioma is frank about his sexual adventures and how sex also helped keep him alive. I was also kind of disturbed by the graphic details of his er Cioma ;asaportes little compared to the many Jews who lived in Berlin during that time. He served hundreds of fellow Jews, Russians and Gypsies by giving them what appeared to be legitimate documents. Jun 22, Rachel rated it liked it.

All in all a very exciting,entertaining and informative read. Trivia About The Forger: Definitely not your typical Holocaust survival book which is, more often than not, an emotional and heartbreaking account of inhumane treatment and tragic loss of family and friends. May 03, Fzlsificador rated it really liked it. What Cioma did was alter genuine documents from the original German owners to the falificador Jewish ones.


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What if you were a Jew in Germany? It was a bit rough of a translation in some parts but I thought it was a great story about a boy’s amazing survival in Nazi wartime.

However, one night, looking for a light, quick read, I saw this on the shelves reserved for gifts and brought it to bed. I felt like I was reading his diary with many disjointed incidents strung together.

Like mine, the story of every pea that ended up in the hole would then consist of a series of miraculous coincidences. When finally forced to flee Berlin and bicycle to Switzerland, his journey is successful due to one lucky coincidence after another. It is unclear, at least to this reader, if it is the translation or the author the tone being a way to distance himself.

The book starts slowly but builds dramatically as the noose closes around Schonhaus’ neck. One expects a movie He forged papers for many people to survive.