Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
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Sincerity and truth
Release date: 1 June 1993
ISBN-10 : 0553296981 | ISBN-13: 9780553296983
"Written by: Anne Frank Translated by: B.M. Mooyaart Original cover by: Helmut Salden Published: 1947, 1952 (English translation) Publishers: Contact Publishing, Doubleday “I've found that there is always some beauty left -- in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.” "
“Why do we write reviews?
You have a lot of reasons I guess.
But for this review there is only one. I am writing this for my conscience.
Ever since I have rated this book, I always end up asking myself that, have I rated it with something it deserved or was it just out of sympathy (some call it pity vote)?
Reading other reviews (although most people just rate it and proceed) posed me with many other questions and also gave me idea of what people generally think about her and her diary.
So I’m going to start with-
DO WE DESERVE to review or even rate this book diary?
Yes it is a diary not a book. And aren’t diary meant to be something personal? Yes they are, but it was Anne's wish to get her diary published and she eve” read more
"What is is about? It is a book of the writings from the Dutch language diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Personal note: Of course, I had heard about this book but I didn't expect to be so impressive. Indeed, even though you might think it is rather suited for children, even though the language used might be childlike, the content is actually much more suitable for grown-ups. Anyway, the whole thing was "
"You know how there are pieces of work that are so important to history, but you find it a slog to sit through? This is one of those. I like the story of Anne Frank, but most of it is just boring to me. Though, I do give it kudos for inspiring Jeff Magnum of the Neutral Milk Hotel to make In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (One of my all-time favorite albums)."