Book Review: After Dachau by Daniel Quinn
Though he has placed excellent, thought-provoking works in our hands in the past, Daniel Quinn's newest work leaves much to be desired. This attempt may have simply been too much at once and hope remains that Quinn can save us from simple story telling.
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by Brian F. Hartz
Daniel Quinn's latest cautionary tale of the perils of how we view history, After Dachau, falls flat on its face as both suspense story and revisionist philosophy. Just as the mystery at the heart of the novel begins to unfold, Quinn veers sharply off course, turning from an unnerving inquiry into reincarnation phenomena and personal identity to a stultifying morality tale about the evils of intolerance.