Reviews

  • "At a moment when basic agreement over simple truths has become a political battleground and history a weapon, the publication of the book, Renia’s Diary, offers a reminder of the power of bearing witness"

    New York Times
  • "Extraordinary... It is a privilege to read these pages, and an impertinence to review them. Renia Spiegel was an astonishingly brave girl who developed into a remarkable young woman. (5* review)"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Astonishing... A new invaluable contribution to Holocaust literature"

    Smithsonian Magazine
  • "It is as though the murderous machine of Hitler's vision and the barbarity being brought upon her people couldn't silence the integrity of her voice... Renia emerges as a poet of real lyricism and emotional heft, which makes her demise all the more tragic"

    Irish Independent
  • "Recall[s] moments of intense happiness in the gathering gloom"

    Times

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