Thomas Keneallyís Schindlerís List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindlerís List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of material wealth but leaves having saved the lives of over 1100 Jews who would most certainly have perished. The novel focuses on how Schindler comes to the realization that concentration
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and analyze whatís inside. Historically, I find Schindlerís List to be very important not only because it is tells of a shameful time in western civilization, but also because the events that took place in the novel occurred only yesterday. After all fifty years is almost nothing in historical terms. Perhaps the novelís greatest strength is this feeling that the events that transpired in Schindlerís List are in fact modern history.