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Lustig, Arnošt

Overview
Works: 252 works in 919 publications in 11 languages and 10,037 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Personal narratives  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Sources  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Narrator, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PG5038.L85, 891.8635
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Most widely held works by Arnošt Lustig
Night and hope by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night and Hope is a collection of seven stories that center around events and personalities in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, where the author, Arnost Lustig, was interned during the second world war. He is today most revered as a writer of screenplays, and often referred to as the creative mind behind the Czech New Wave Cinema, predicted on the macabre and gothic sensibilities that beset a troubled youth. Fittingly in these short stories the horror of camp life and the Holocaust is gradually revealed through the eyes of people whose simplicity has been thwarted, and whose thoughts are being suffocated with hopelessness. Lustig has a verve for tarrying through the concerns of the individual, Sartrean in its emphasis, as an agent of his or her own destiny. He explores the nature of personal identity and a search for meaning in a world in which symbols, signs, institutions and language itself have been turned upside down; in which angst and an unfathomable abyss are kept at bay by insitent despair. The way in which his characters - an old shopkeeper, a middle-aged salesman, and two young disillusioned boys among others - react under such conditions is presented as proof that in the face of destruction there is an unvanquished human essence that survives and thrives. -- From http://www.amazon.com (Feb. 13, 2015)
Darkness casts no shadow by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee joodse jongens ontsnappen uit een transporttrein naar Dachau en vluchten naar Praag
A prayer for Katerina Horovitzova by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

44 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty rich Jews, waiting to be exchanged for important Nazi POW's, try to save a young girl from the gas chamber
Lovely green eyes : a novel by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing the suicide of her father and the murder of her mother and brother upon their arrival in Auschwitz, fifteen-year-old Hanka Kaudersova is forced to choose between working in a German military brothel on the eastern front or death
Diamonds of the night by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nine stories in this book are based on Lustig's own experiences in ghettos and concentration camps during World War II
Dita Saxova by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

42 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17 year old survivor yearns for normality, to experience love and life. the scars of experience prevent her from letting down her Guard. age Ya-17+
The unloved : from the diary of Perla S. : a novel by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perla begins her diary two years after she is put in a Nazi concentration camp. Perla survives by being a prostitute giving her body for whatever is offered until the only one left who comes to visit her is a Luftwaffe officer with cold blue eyes
Indecent dreams by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Second World War "at the fringes and uneasy borders of his characters," the author tells of "a German prostitute assigned to Prague, a girl in a Nazi home for orphans, and a young woman working as a cashier in a movie theater [as they] lose themselves in a world of cruelty and collapsing social order while their inner worlds teem with the fascination of life--sexual fantasy, naive idealism, vengefulness, inchoate visions of justice."--Jacket
The house of returned echoes by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Czech and English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the Holocaust by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of moving stories that transcend the guesome realities of concentration camps
Fighter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jan Wiener, 77, professor and wilderness guide. Arnošt Lustig, 72, professor and author. Jan Wiener escaped from Nazi occupied Prague at the age of 19, beginning a six-year exodus through Yugoslavia and Italy. He ended the war as a flyer for the Royal Air Force in England. Arnošt Lustig spent his adolescence in Nazi concentration camps. He survived to become an acclaimed Czech novelist, screenwriter and journalist. Jan and Arnošt left Czechoslovakia as exiles from the Communist regime. They met in the U.S. in 1978, and their mutual background inspired a close friendship. In the summer of 1998, we accompanied Jan as he retraced the steps of his escape through Europe. Arnošt, long interested in writing a story based on Jan's life, was invited to join us on the journey."--Title screens. Despite similar European Jewish backgrounds, one is a fighter and the other a philosopher, and well into the journey, the duality of their memories sparks a fight that threatens their friendship. Each has notions of the past that are as opposed as their temperaments, and it seems that for those who survived the war, it may not ever be over. By juxtaposing two extraordinary personal histories, the film ponders unanswerable questions about memory, imagination, history, and that elusive thing called truth
Waiting for Leah by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Czech and English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Triumph of memory by Robert Gardner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four non-Jewish resistance fighters who were sent to Nazi concentration camps in World War II bear witness to the Jewish Holocaust and provide a reminder of Nazi actions at camps like Auschwitz. They are Pierre Troadec (a Frenchman), Reidar Dittman (a Norwegian), Vera Laska (a Czech), and Irina Kharina (a Russian)
Miláček by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V atmosféře obleženého Jeruzaléma roku 1948 prožívá dvojice, mladá bojovnice izraelské armády a válečný korespondent z Prahy, vášnivé erotické vzplanutí, proměňující se záhy v hluboký cit, který osvobozuje a posiluje mysl v
Z deníku sedmnáctileté Perly Sch. by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in Czech and German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nemilovaná : z deníku sedmnáctileté Perly Sch. by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Czech and Polish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Démanty noci Diamonds in the night. Sousto = der Bissen by Jan Němec( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Czech and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diamonds of the night (64 min.) is a study of two Jewish boys who escape from a train which is transporting them from one concentration camp to another. A Bite to eat (10 min.) shows a feverish attempt to steal a loaf of bread from a Nazi-guarded train
Tanga : dívka z Hamburku by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the Holocaust : the collected works of Arnost Lustig by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colette : dívka z Antverp by Arnošt Lustig( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Czech and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lovely green eyes : a novel
Alternative Names
A LUSTIG

Arnošt Lustig Czech publicist, politic writer, bookwriter and writer

Arnošt Lustig pisarz i publicysta czeski

Arnošt Lustig scrittore e accademico ceco

Arnošt Lustig tjeckisk manusförfattare och författare

Arnošt Lustig tjekkisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Arnošt Lustig tschechischer Schriftsteller und Publizist

Arnošt Lustig Tsjechisch schrijver

Arnošt Lustig tsjekkisk manusforfattar og skribent

Arnošt Lustig tsjekkisk manusforfatter og skribent

Ljustig, Arnošt 1926-2011

Lustig, A.

Lusṭig, Arnoshṭ 1926-2011

Lustig, Arnošst 1926-

Lustig, Arnošt

Lustig, Arnošt 1926-

Lustig, Arnoszt.

Lustigovi, V. i A.

Лустиг, Арношт

Արնոշտ Լուստիգ

ארנושט לוסטיג

לוסטיג, ארנושט

לוסטיג, ארנושט 1926-2011

アルノシュト・ルスティク

ルスティク

ルスティク, アルノシュト

阿尔诺什特·卢斯蒂格

Languages
Czech (261)

English (142)

German (15)

Slovak (7)

Polish (2)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Finnish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

Slavic (1)

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Dita SaxovaThe unloved : from the diary of Perla S. : a novelThe house of returned echoesChildren of the HolocaustWaiting for Leah