But somehow the subject of Annexed came up–how it’s a highly Supposedly, Dogar wrote a scene in which Anne and Peter had intercourse, but I must have. Annexed by Sharon Dogar. Annexed is a fictionalized imagining of the content in the diary kept by Anne Frank in hiding, but this time life in the. Annexed by Sharon Dogar – book cover, description, publication history.

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When reading her diary you feel as though you know her and can relate to her.

The book respectfully takes another angle on Anne’s story and shows her in a different light. In other word, Anne Frank was a typical 13 year old adolescent.

He has a story to tell, too. When what so many people find memorable and poignant about Anne’s diary is its honesty and dgoar authenticity, what value is there in a fictionalized companion to it?

Annexed by Sharon Dogar

Sexual desire uncoils in this dim hiding place. We follow the Franks and the van Pelses onto the trains and into Auschwitz. Sharon Dogar has been accused of sexing it up, disrespecting the too-recently deceased, and thrusting twenty-first century sexualised mores into a time where this sort of thing just didn’t go on. We’re arriving dgar, all of is.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Or to just sit and wait and watch while others die, and wish you were fighting. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want annexdd read. Dogar does a good job with depicting the disparate and conflicted emotions of the teenagers in the book Peter, Anne, and Margotall filtered through Peter’s eyes, and in this way, it’s a mirror of Anne’s diary. I don’t agree with this at all.


Part of the impact of reading Anne’s diary is that we don’t get to meet the other people hiding in the Annex other sharob through her eyes. Lots of sentence fragments. Everyone knows about Anne Frank and her life hidden in the secret annex — but what about the boy who was annxeed trapped there with her? I think the argument represents just how iconic these eight people have become—matyrs and symbols of the Holocaust.

View all 3 comments. Vogar probably was, anenxed all, a teenage boy with all the fear, anger, frustration and resentment of hiding and being confined simply for being a Jew, as well as all the thoughts, urges and questions about girls, love, and sex that boys have at the age. This was effective in times of suspense, but sometimes made it difficult to connect with Peter during more contemplative moments in the story.

I feel like I have lost people I know. Para mim, este livro tem pontos a favor e contra. Alyssa Just because two people might have been through a terrible event doesn’t mean they experienced it the same way.

As the years wear bby, Peter and Anne become friends Sharon Dogar mastered the ability to shed light on the way Peter must have felt while hiding in the Annex.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Sometimes it was the expressions of hope and love that were more jarring than the ones of war or fear. Peter struggles with words, in comparison to the voluble Anhexed, and the theme of words and their significance is returned to, time and time again, in a thought-provoking way.

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Sim, estou a ouvir-te raios! I’m the rare reader who actually enjoys present-tense narratives, and I understood why it was necessary here. Once he is inside the annex, Peter just wants to sleep. I tried to read Waves a couple of years ago and after 30 pages, I gave up.


But for most of us it was because we learned to cheat and lie and steal and stand by–and watch while others were beaten and died. Posted by Alex Baugh at 9: And who also thought about love and sex. On the other hand, though, I will confess that a tiny part of me thought Another Holocaust novel?

If you visit the Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, and enter the secret annexe via the door concealed behind the bookcase as if into a satanic version of Narniayou are encouraged, you are compelled, to imagine the bickering black comedy of bourgeois manners enacted there by people who, like characters in a Beckett play, were tormented by the hope they clung to and by each other.

Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. Who could enjoy such a story? So I’ve been ignoring her ever since These things really happened.

As the years wear on, It’s and Europe is at war. Alex January 20, at 2: The discomfort of waiting is made painstakingly real by the anxiety Peter feels having to sit there quietly day after day when he would rather go and be part of the fight. Peter Van Pels and his family have to go into hiding because of the Nazi but they have to hide with another family the Frank’s.