The Bus Epub Ú Paperback

The Bus I picked up The Bus at a recent literary festival after reading another novel by this author earlier this year and so glad i did The Bus is a horrifying narrative of grand proportion, chronicling the last hours of persons perceived as unworthy and meritous of being murdered in the name of social progress and ableist superiority under the Third Reich The multiple narrators aptly depicts the complexity and diversity of individuals often subject to grand abuses andsubtle homogenized eras I picked up The Bus at a recent literary festival after reading another novel by this author earlier this year and so glad i did The Bus is a horrifying narrative of grand proportion, chronicling the last hours of persons perceived as unworthy and meritous of being murdered in the name of social progress and ableist superiority under the Third Reich The multiple narrators aptly depicts the complexity and diversity of individuals often subject to grand abuses andsubtle homogenized erasing representation and treatment both in the past and in contemporary times and contexts We have a powerful new and noteworthy literary voice in Pottle, a writer who plays with themes of ability and disability with frankness and feats of great creativity I look hearing muchfrom him in future This was a great read It really opened my eyes toof the atrocities performed during the Second World War The author did an excellent job of putting the reader into the minds of eight very different people, sharing their experiences and their lives. Pottle s story of a bus load of patients bound for the gas chamber is filled with arresting turns of phrase and beautiful language.This novel is innovative, yet accessible It s harrowing, yet humanizing Not an easy read, but absolutely worthwhile.After reading this, I realized that quite a few of my extended family members would have been candidates for the gas chamber under the Nazi regime Probably every family. At times a difficult read for its honest depictions of Nazi era eugenics practices Difficult to read in part because of the contemporary echoes Not for the faint of heart, but worth the read Beautifully captured Pottle is a gifted writer. Detailing a six hour window on April The Bus features eight different narrators six mental patients, the doctor who will kill them, and the man who will burn their corpses Crammed into a bus with thirty five others and unable to see out the painted windows, the patients are transferred from the Scheuern institution to the Nazi euthanasia clinic in Hadamar, Germany

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