The Boys from Brazil

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Pan Books, 1977 - English fiction - 238 pages
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What makes the book interesting is its premise. - Goodreads
The writing is terrible. - Goodreads
The ending was not expected, but also a bit haunting. - Goodreads
Levin isn't that kind of writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Susan Visser - Goodreads

Wow.. quite a story. The movie was nearly identical to the book. Premise: Dr. Mengele aka Angel of Death, used his knowledge from the gruesome experiences as the Auschwitz Death camp to clone Hitler ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laine - Goodreads

i read a watered down version of this in korean when i was a kid, and could only remember there was cloning involved. so, going into this i already knew the big twist. it was still a decent read ... Read full review

About the author (1977)

Ira levin was born on August 27, 1929 in the Bronx, New York. He is best remembered for his novels which were made into feature films, Rosemary's Baby (1968, with Mia Farrow), The Boys from Brazil (1978) and The Stepford Wives (1975 and 2004). Levin's best-known play is Deathtrap, which holds the record as the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway. (It was also made into a feature film in 1982, starring Christpher Reeve.) His first novel, A Kiss Before Dying, earned him the 1954 Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Ira Levin died in Manhattan from a heart attack on November 12, 2007.

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