- Erscheinungsdatum: 04.05.2011
- Verlag: Random House Publishing Group
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Here is a rich and lyrical masterpiecenotes Peter Constantinethe first translation of a lost treasure by acclaimed author H. G. Adler, a survivor of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz. Written in 1950, after Adlers emigration to England, The Journey was ignored by large publishing houses after the war and not released in Germany until 1962. Depicting the Holocaust in a unique and deeply moving way, and avoiding specific mention of country or campseven of Nazis and JewsThe Journey is a poetic nightmare of a familys ordeal and one members survival. Led by the doctor patriarch Leopold, the Lustig family finds itself forbidden to live, enduring in a world in which everyone was crazy, and once they finally recognized what was happening it was too late. Linked by its innovative style to the work of James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, The Journey portrays the unimaginable in a way that anyone interested in recent history and modern literature must read.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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