From Publishers Weekly
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Her repulsion/attraction to Hitler is rendered in a very believable manner.
I admit that I only finished half the book - and after I gave it up as a whole, I read the last few pages because I couldn't imagine where else it might have ended.
For love to exist, the lover has to be able to consider, empathize with and fulfill the beloved's own needs, as a separate individual.
I feel my review will be a lone dissenting voice here. I did enjoy the novel. It was well paced and well written and Geli comes off as a bright, humorous, intelligent, attractive... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Miss Hater
A good book written in an intentionally simple prose style, almost as if meant to elicit a factual reportage. Read morePublished 5 months ago by VideoDemon
The ever versitle Ron Hansen strikes again. One change of pace after another from his 'Mariette in Ectasy' to 'Isn't it Romantic,' the first a study religious devotion in a turn... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dr. M. W. Jackson
While fiction according to the author, he has an interesting take on the relationship between Hitler and his niece, and is probably fairly close to the truth of the whole affair.Published 10 months ago by James J Reinkober
On Hitler's Niece and writing historical fiction
If you want to know about Hitler's life, then read Ian Kershaw's Hitler: A Biography (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010). Read more
I am not a historian. My knowledge of Hitler is limited. Nevertheless, I found Ron Hansen's historical to be an absolutely compelling work of historical fiction. Read morePublished 21 months ago by James Watrous
Hitler's Niece is a fierce vignette of a portion of the German leader's life that is seldom considered. Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by John Bernbrock
I really enjoyed this book I would have liked for it to be longer but it was still good easy to read.Published on December 18, 2012 by Michelle
Most thoughtful people have pondered how they might have responded to the Nazi rise to power in Germany. "Would I have fought back?" "Would I have tried to look the other way? Read morePublished on December 28, 2009 by Chris D.