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OVERWHELMING AND COHESIVE. Edwin Black's research is striking in its dimension and scope. The vast uncovering of source material and its extensive use are almost overwhelming. He succeeds in crystallizing the various aspects of an almost worldwide problem into fluid and cohesive analysis.
SPELLBINDING. A spellbinding, exciting book exploring new dramatic facets. Despite the voluminous literature on the Third Reich, Mandate Palestine, modern Zionism and the Holocaust, this subject had not been previously explored. It adds a significant new dimension to our understanding of this critical period.
NEW GROUND. Important new ground. Black’s research efforts extend far beyond the capabilities of one or even two authors.
TOLD WONDERFULLY.  The Transfer Agreement tells the story of this tragic success wonderfully.
TREMENDOUS.  A tremendous canvas filled with people and events of extraordinary dramatic impact.  
LIKE A SPY BOOK. It reads like a good spy book, something out of John LeCarre.
COMPELLING. Edwin Black has succeeded beyond my hopes and expectations of doing justice to the Jewish protagonists of this dreadful and depressing history. He has not shirked his painful task but accomplished it in a compelling, enlightened and sympathetic way.
ON THE AGENDA EVERYWHERE. This book will make an impression. It is controversial and will stir up the (Jewish) communities worldwide. Reactions pro and con will be heard. The book is the topic of the day and is on the agenda everywhere.
EXCITING. The most intriguing, interesting, exciting and thoroughly documented work I have read in many years.
A TOUR DE FORCE. Truly a brilliant piece of work. It has captured the passion, ferocity, exultation and yes, naivete of that moment in history. . . an artistic tour de force.
EXCELLENT. Excellent and revealing. Fills the vacuum in the history of both the German economy and of the Zionist movement. This book is informative, exciting, as well as challenging and morally disturbing.
RICH.  A crisply written, richly documented history of a dark corner of Holocaust history . . . informs and enlightens without the rancor of retrospection.