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The seventh well

Author: Fred Wander; Michael Hofmann
Publisher: London : Granta, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the stories, the distinctive personalities, the strategies for survival of the author's fellow inmates in the Auschwitz concentration camp from 1942 until the end of the war. The seventh well is named after the well of truth and recalls Dante's "Inferno" in its mesmerizing descent into evil.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Wander; Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 9781847080226 1847080227
OCLC Number: 175284660
Notes: Includes afterword by Michael Hofmann.
Translation of: Der Siebente Brunnen.
Awards: Winner of Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize 2009
Description: xiv, 160 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Seibente Brunnen.
Responsibility: Fred Wander ; translated from the German by Michael Hofmann.

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Covers the period of 1942-5, which the author spent in German concentration camps. This autobiographical novel contain flashbacks that recall his early internment in France, and closes with the  Read more...

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