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A Jewish schoolteacher tells the story of Wilhelm G tz and Erwin Meyer in the process of researching the deaths of his relatives during World War II.
These two SS officers were assigned to drive a hermetically sealed truck in which concentration-camp prisoners were slowly asphyxiated.
Soon this knowledge overwhelms day-to-day life, and the teacher comes to see past and present merge in a heartbreaking moment of remembrance.
Among the best and most haunting novels about the Holocaust to emerge in the final years of the twentieth century, G tz and Meyer is David Albahari's masterpiece.