Death is my trade (in French , La mort est mon métier ) is a biography of Rudolf Höß (named Rudolf Lang in the book) of which Robert Merle is the author. Rüdolf Höß was the commander of a concentration camp .
The story begins in 1913, when Rudolf Lang is thirteen years old. His parents provide him with a misunderstood Catholic education.
Robert Merle , La mort est mon métier , Editions Gallimard, Folio collection