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Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination

Author: Otto Dov Kulka; Ralph Mandel
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Otto Dov Kulka's memoir of a childhood spent in Auschwitz is a literary feat of astounding emotional power, exploring the permanent and indelible marks left by the Holocaust... As a child, the distinguished historian Otto Dov Kulka was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz. As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and the Holocaust, but always as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Czech
Named Person: Otto Dov Kulka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Dov Kulka; Ralph Mandel
ISBN: 9780718197025 071819702X
OCLC Number: 862759017
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2013.
Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel.

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As a child, the distinguished historian the author was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz. As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and  Read more...

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The greatest book on Auschwitz since Primo Levi ... Kulka has achieved the impossible: a mythological and strangely beautiful new language for living with Auschwitz ... a book as mighty as it is Read more...

 
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