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Lustig, Arnošt

Works: 215 works in 982 publications in 12 languages and 10,638 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Documentary films  Personal narratives  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Speaker, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PG5038.L85, 891.8635
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A prayer for Katerina Horovitzova by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
68 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 918 libraries worldwide
Twenty rich Jews, waiting to be exchanged for important Nazi POW's, try to save a young girl from the gas chamber
Darkness casts no shadow by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
38 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Twee joodse jongens ontsnappen uit een transporttrein naar Dachau en vluchten naar Praag
Night and hope by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
49 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 883 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 (Feb. 13, 2015)
Lovely green eyes : a novel by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 824 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 )
14 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Dita Saxova by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 582 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 553 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 477 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 )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Czech and English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Children of the Holocaust by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of moving stories that transcend the guesome realities of concentration camps
Fighter ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 204 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
The Triumph of memory by Robert Gardner( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 165 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)
Waiting for Leah by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Czech and English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Fire on water : Porgess and the abyss by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Czech and English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Ulice ztracených by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
15 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in Czech and German and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Miláček by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
24 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 94 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 vbeznadějných chvílích. Apoteóza lásky z prostředí, kde lidé ztrácejí jistotu žití v příštích minutách, a uvedení tragických skutečností z arabsko-izraelské války, to vše vytváří ojedinělé dílo
Z deníku sedmnáctileté Perly Sch. by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
11 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in Czech and German and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Démanty noci by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Transport from paradise ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Czech and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Depicts life in the Terezin ghetto in Czechoslovakia during World War II
Nemilovaná : z deníku sedmnáctileté Perly Sch. by Arnošt Lustig( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Czech and Polish and held by 78 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
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
Lusṭig, Arnoshṭ 1926-2011
Lustig, Arnošst 1926-
Lustig, Arnošt 1926-
Lustig, Arnoszt.
Лустиг, Арношт
Արնոշտ Լուստիգ
ארנושט לוסטיג
לוסטיג, ארנושט
לוסטיג, ארנושט 1926-2011
ルスティク, アルノシュト
Czech (301)
English (151)
German (19)
Slovak (8)
French (5)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
Finnish (1)
Slovenian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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