Edgar was a 5 year-old Jewish boy when Hitler moved in just down the street. This is not fiction. This is truth.
Mr. Feuchtwanger’s book, I Was Hitler’s Neighbor, was written in French but recently published in translation in Britain. Until we can get it on this side of the pond, you’ll have to satisfy yourself with this NY Times’ article. It is a fascinating glimpse into a child’s view of circumstances with the benefit of the adult’s view to shed further light.