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What book have you read before that made you cry?


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I've cried from many books because I read a lot more than the average person, but the first one that comes to mind is a book called Sarah's Key. They did make it into a movie, but as I always say, the book is better than the movie.

It is a fictional book, but based on real world circ*mstances of the Holocaust. Truly a heart wrenching story, but it was really good too.

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Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl's ordeal, from that t*rrible term in the Vel d'Hiv', to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah's past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevaluate her marriage and her life.

Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround this painful episode.

 

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I would have to say some True Crime books I read that I sadly don’t know the title. Some of the stories of m**ders or shootings is intense. Another book I would say is the 7th Harry Potter book (Deathly Hollows) 

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