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The lesser evil : the diaries of Victor Klemperer 1945-1959

Author: Victor Klemperer
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The third and final volume of the diaries of Victor Klemperer, a Jew in Dresden who survived the war and whose 1933-1956 diaries have already been hailed as one of the 20th century's most important chronicles"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Diaries
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Named Person: Victor Klemperer; Victor Klemperer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Klemperer
ISBN: 1842127438 9781842127438
OCLC Number: 52486513
Language Note: Translated from the German. Originally published as So sitze ich denn zwischen allen Stühlen. Tagebücher 1945-1959.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 637 pages : portrait (frontis.), map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Victor Klemperer ; abridged and translated from the German edition by Martin Chalmers.

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The third and final volume of the diaries of Victor Klemperer, a Jew in Dresden who survived the war. This volume opens in June 1945. The immediate postwar period produces many shocks and revelations  Read more...

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"The voice of Victor Klemperer is simply indispensible." EVENING STANDARD "In the hands of a master, the ephemeral is perennial." SUNDAY TELEGRAPH "One of the supreme chroniclers of the 20th Read more...

 
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