Best Holocaust Novels
World War 2
1 The Book Thief
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 594,831 ratings
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2 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 159,180 ratings
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3 Number the Stars
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 258,011 ratings
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4 Edelweiss Pirates ‘Operatio...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 169 ratings
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5 The Hiding Place
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 109,782 ratings
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6 The Devil's Arithmetic
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 27,037 ratings
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7 Yellow Star
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 4,477 ratings
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8 Suite Française
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 35,285 ratings
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9 My Mother's Ring: A Holocau...
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 26 ratings
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10 Soldier Boys
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,194 ratings
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11 If I Should Die Before I Wake
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,556 ratings
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12 The Reader
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 100,584 ratings
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13 The Upstairs Room
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 6,322 ratings
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14 Milkweed
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 13,106 ratings
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15 Prisoner B-3087
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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 1,538 ratings
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16 The Violin of Auschwitz
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 1,532 ratings
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17 Every Man Dies Alone
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 7,957 ratings
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18 HHhH
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 6,227 ratings
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19 QB VII
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16,318 ratings
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20 The Painted Bird
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 10,234 ratings
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21 This Way for the Gas, Ladie...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 3,021 ratings
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22 Katarina
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 208 ratings
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23 The Last of the Just
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 512 ratings
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24 Exodus
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 53,123 ratings
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25 Torn Thread
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 810 ratings
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26 If This Is a Man / The Truce
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 5,341 ratings
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27 Run, Boy, Run
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 480 ratings
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28 The True Story of Hansel an...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 5,842 ratings
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29 The Man from the Other Side
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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 94 ratings
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30 Village of a Million Spirit...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 40 ratings
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31 Jakob the Liar
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 755 ratings
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32 Once
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 5,932 ratings
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33 Two Brothers: A Novel
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 1,949 ratings
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34 Alicia
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 4,337 ratings
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35 The Life and Loves of a She...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,232 ratings
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36 Something Remains
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 86 ratings
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36 The Weaver's Loom
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings
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36 Alles ging aan flarden
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 19 ratings
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36 Tales of the Master Race
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 23 ratings
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36 Jackboot Britain
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings
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41 In My Enemy's House
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 283 ratings
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41 Sisters of the Storm
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings
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41 Escape from Sobibor
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 683 ratings
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41 Tante Roosje
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 154 ratings
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41 Austerlitz
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 6,139 ratings
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41 Everything Is Illuminated
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 104,935 ratings
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41 The Boy Who Dared
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 6,251 ratings
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41 A Survivor's Story
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings
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41 Mila 18
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 12,728 ratings
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50 The Whirlwind
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 15 ratings
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50 Gratitude
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 110 ratings
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50 Grey Wolves (Henderson's Bo...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 943 ratings
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53 The Journey
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 59 ratings
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53 Holy Week: A Novel of the W...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 28 ratings
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55 Man's Search for Meaning
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 85,477 ratings
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56 The Kommandant's Mistress
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 245 ratings
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56 Fires in the Dark
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 230 ratings
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56 When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 4,251 ratings
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59 The Final Journey
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 216 ratings
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60 Daniel's Story
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,553 ratings
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61 What World is Left
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 187 ratings
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message 1: by Jacqueline (new)

Jacqueline What about Milkweed?


message 2: by Kate (new)

Kate Night and Diary of a Young Girl are memoirs, not novels. Removed.


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