The holocaust that Alma Mahler’s husband exposedmain
Turkey still denies responsiblity for its mass murder of Armenians. The world would know little about it but for Franz Werfel’s vital – and largely forgotten – novel, The Forty Days of Musa Dagh.
Michael Haas has been rereading this important work. He notes: ‘Hitler famously justified his murder of Jews by stating that nobody remembered the genocide of Armenians.’
Read on here.