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Blooms of darkness

Author: Ahron Apelfeld
Publisher: Richmond : Alma, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ghetto in which the Jews have been confined is being liquidated by the Nazis, and 11-year-old Hugo is brought by his mother to the local brothel, where one of the prostitutes, Mariana, has agreed to hide him. As the memories of his family and friends grow dim, Hugo falls in love with Mariana.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahron Apelfeld
ISBN: 9781846881480 184688148X
OCLC Number: 751767845
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Awards: Winner of Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Aharon Appelfeld ; translated by Jeffrey M. Green.

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Multi-award-winning writer Aharon Appelfeld once again crafts out of the depths of unfathomable tragedy a renewal of life and a deeper understanding of what it means to be human.  Read more...

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'Aharon Appelfeld is fiction's foremost chronicler of the Holocaust. The stories he tells, as here in Blooms of Darkness, are small, intimate, and quietly narrated and yet are transfused into Read more...

 
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