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Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Kierston Rusden - Goodreads

Beck introduces a different perspective of the Holocaust. He is a vivid storyteller of a time of tremendous hate during which he remained positive. Having saved a number of illegal Jews while living ... Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Christoph Fischer - Goodreads

A short but poignant insight in life for gays in Berlin under the Nazis. I wish it was more in depth at places Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Sean Kennedy - Goodreads

An amazing read with a lot of heart, but you have to keep in mind that it is very short - about 170 pages. There were times when I wish more information could have been given, or more details in the setting as it is so fascinating and it is a unique addition to Holocaust literature. Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Mandi - Goodreads

Very interesting Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

Fantastically witty, insightful, heartbreaking and hopeful memoir of a young gay man, his family and friends doing all they can to survive war torn Berlin. Despite the obviously difficult subject ... Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Michael Kerr - Goodreads

It's hard to imagine facing arrest and incarceration in a concentration camp for being gay - but this is the world Gad Beck describes. It's even harder to imagine the treatment the author received after the war ended. Not cheerful, but worth reading. Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Ronald Beasley - Goodreads

I didn't expect there to be so much sex in a story about a Jewish boy living in Nazi Germany. I suppose something had to be done to lighten the mood, but Gad Beck seems to have seduced or been seduced ... Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

An extraordinary story of survival, endurance and triumph. Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - MAP - Goodreads

Several years ago I saw a documentary entitled "Paragraph 175," which looked at the persecution of gays and lesbians in Nazi Germany. A few days ago, I got a sudden inexplicable urge to watch the ... Read full review

Review: An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin

User Review  - Dswatling - Goodreads

Extraordinary story, extraordinary life. "God doesn't punish for a life of love." - Gad Beck, (30 June 1923 - 24 June 2012) Read full review


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