‘And There Was Light’ by Jaques Lusseyran

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★★★★

This autobiography is absolutely spell-binding! The events it describes, the people included seem so incredible that at times I absolutely forgot that I was not reading a novel but an account of real and terrible events that took place in France during the WW2. Lusseyran was a real man, who went through incredible events and survived. In this book, he explains how he as a blind person became a key resistance leader and avoided death in the concentration camps. It is heartwarming and terrible at the same time.

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