Written on: 27/09/2010
This book blew me away! History books often have a tendency to be dry but based on other reviews that I have read I thought I might give the Iron Curtain Kid a go. And I am happy I did. This book is neither a biography nor is it a history book - it's two books in one! It shows the bigger picture of history and, very entertainingly, how it was experienced by the East Germans at the time. Yet it still provides the reader with a wealth of factual information. It's a skill to get the right balance between being funny and serious. A skill the authors manages with flying colours.