01 February 2024, The Tablet

The horror next door

Hellscape: a warning from history

The horror next door

Beside the barbed wire: ‘How could they do it? How could they go on doing it?’
photo: a24 films


Loosely based on Martin Amis’ 2014 eponymous novel, The Zone of Interest depicts the home life of Rudolf Höss, the longest-serving commandant of the Nazi extermination camp at Auschwitz. 

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