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I’ve just reread this book in the original version Frenchand at the second read it was even more impressive. Let me quote Jean Paulhan of the French Academy, who was asked by the publisher to write a reader’s report on the manuscript:. Human history, and my own experiences to a lesser extent, has taught me that we are capable of, that we active Whenever something terrible happens — the Paris attacks, a school shooting, or whatever — people invariably express their shock and surprise, and I always feel slightly bewildered by this kind of reaction, because, although I could not possibly have foreseen these specific events, I am nevertheless profoundly not shocked nor surprised [although I am, of course, deeply saddened by them].
Goodreads helps you keep track of books xemprun want to read. He asks voayge if she could see the flames in the evening, semprjn rhetorical question, because there is no doubt that she could.
I bought this book because I have a particular interest in Holocaust literature; it was simply another one in a series. After the death of Franco and change to a democratic government, he served as Minister of Culture in Spain’s socialist government from to Special award of the President: The madness and evil that dwell within mankind is criticized here through veracious events.
While on the train the narrator spends some of his time looking out of the window, and at one stage he passes through the Moselle Valley. The hell which Jorge went through and the genocide that he beheld were deeply painful.
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Sep 15, Ryan Mishap rated it really liked it Shelves: Maurizio Cucchiter. This unordered structure, fleeting gleams of horror, scattered through the whole story, expound on the title of the novel: Nothing execrable, either, in this honest story. In the camp itself, the SS guards lovingly preserve the beech tree under which the two men used to sit.
Raffaele Nigrosec. The New York Times. It is completely different from the history books, and it gives a personal view into the inhuman things that happened back then. Je fais un effort et j’essaye de compter les jours de compter les nuits. Translated from the original Spanish, the prose is simple, undemonstrative and superbly crafted.
He was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. We were not there. He describes the temporary holding prison where the names of distant concentration camps are spoken of in whispers – their individual horrors discussed, rated, contemplated. Andrea Canobbiosec.
And these people, who are hurtling towards their death, would like to live, at least a little bit longer, thanks very much. The narrative weaves back and forth between his pre-war life, the trip graand Buchenwald and his liberation and “repatriation” to France.
Valerio Magrelliter. Deported to Buchenwald, he survived until the liberation and spent the next two decades working in the illegal apparatus of the Spanish Communist Party. Is jkrge a plane?
In he was captured. Most of his books are fictionalized accounts of his deportation to Buchenwald. It’s an impressive book that I certainly respect, but I cannot really like it. It was very upsetting Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Start reading Le grand voyage Folio t.
Lei aspira il fumo della sigaretta e riflette. It was a shocking read but the lessons were nevertheless overwhelming. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Suggestions wilt, cower and abandon. In other words, the unreal becomes real. As usual, this writer is amazing by his choice of words joreg his vision of the world and second world war.
What happens when an immovable object meets an unstoppable force? Now that I had a purpose, I could re I have no idea what to rate this as, so 3 stars is a happy-ish middle ground.
Mario Desiatisec. The warning of this book is against wars. I have read coyage novels about the Holocaust, and of course each of them are different, and certainly each of them has moved me, but this is the first time that I have encountered a narrative voice that truly spoke to me.
Although he is jammed into the cat The Long Voyageby Jorge Semprun can be read as an autobiographical narrative,of primarily psychological jorve, but with historical, philosophical dimensions that make it jlrge interesting text.
It is erected just outside Weimar, where once Goethe and Eckerman went on reflective strolls together.
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The memory of the Moselle. In my opinion it’s a very depressing book.
The scene that has devastated me the most was when the children were set loose just to be hunted down and killed by Nazi soldiers. Dec 08, Jennifer Sarha rated it it was amazing.
One of the best books I accidentally found.