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The Rat Palace Bogdan Rutha

The Rat Palace

Bogdan Rutha

Published 2000
ISBN : 9780936389714
Paperback
405 pages
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In this allegorical novel of the Holocaust, Polish author Bogdan Rutha presents a tale in which the protagonist, a young pole, is drawn into the nightmare world that is the Jewish ghetto in the city of N. Drawn to the ghetto, first by hisMoreIn this allegorical novel of the Holocaust, Polish author Bogdan Rutha presents a tale in which the protagonist, a young pole, is drawn into the nightmare world that is the Jewish ghetto in the city of N. Drawn to the ghetto, first by his intellectual discussions with Dr. Glatter, a Jewish physician, then later by the beautiful Ada Capiez, the angel of the ghetto, the narrator becomes aware of the increasingly bizzare and dehumanizing milieu of the Jewish districts in Poland.As the narrator resolves to enlist the aid of his friend, Tadeusz M., to rescue Dr. Glatter and Ada, he discovers the old physicians stunning secret.The Rat Palace explores both mans inhumanity and redemptive qualities in a riveting Kafkaesque novel that will capture the readers imagination in an unforgettable way.