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Apelfeld, Aharon

Overview
Works: 373 works in 954 publications in 10 languages and 22,522 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Sources  Domestic fiction  Art  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PJ5054.A755, 892.436
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Badenheim 1939 by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
47 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,463 libraries worldwide
A sampling of Jewish middle class life arrives at a resort town near Vienna in 1939 along with the bland inspectors from the "Sanitation department."
Blooms of darkness by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
A haunting, heartbreaking story of love and loss. The ghetto in which the Jews have been confined is being liquidated by the Nazis, and Hugo is brought by his mother to the local brothel, where Mariana, one of the prostitutes, has agreed to hide him. As their lives spiral downward, Mariana reaches out for consolation to the boy who is on the cusp of manhood
The age of wonders by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Describes the response of two generations of a Jewish family to the anit-Semitism of the Nazis in an Austrian town
To the land of the cattails by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Katerina by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
The story of a Gentile housekeeper working in a series of Jewish households as anti-Semitism grows in Europe in the years before World War II
Tzili, the story of a life by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A young Jewish girl survives the Holocaust living alone in the forest and among the gentile peasants she fears
The immortal Bartfuss by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 libraries worldwide
For every sin by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
A Holocaust survivor fights to understand the experience he has recently encountered during the Holocaust
All whom I have loved by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
The haunting story of a Jewish family ... nine-year-old Paul and his divorced parents ... in Eastern Europe in the 1930s that prefigures the fate of the Jews during World War II
The iron tracks by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
A Jew who survived the Holocaust obsessively rides the trains of postwar Europe in search of the Nazi concentration camp guard who killed his parents
Until the dawn's light by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
"A high school honor student bound for university and a career as a mathematician, Blanca lives with her parents in a small town in Austria in the early years of the twentieth century. At school one day she meets Adolf, who comes from a family of peasant laborers. Tall and sturdy, plainspoken and uncomplicated, Adolf is unlike anyone Blanca has ever met. And Adolf is awestruck by beautiful, brilliant Blanca--even though she is Jewish. When Blanca is asked by school administrators to tutor Adolf, the inevitable happens: they fall in love. And when Adolf asks her to marry him, Blanca abandons her plans to attend university, converts to Christianity, and leaves her family, her friends, and her old life behind."--P. [2] of jacket
The retreat by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
A hotel in 1930s Austria where Jews are taught to be less Jewish. Founded by a Jew, the hotel features open-air activities to eradicate such Jewish traits as bent backs, melancholia and Jewish nerves. By the author of The Iron Tracks
The healer by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Translation of: Be-'et uve-'onah ahat
The conversion by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A Jew in pre-World War II Austria converts to Christianity to advance his career, only to find himself using his position to defend Jews. After falling in love with a Jewish woman, he becomes the target of anti-Semitism and the result is tragedy. By an Israeli writer, author of The Retreat
Writing and the Holocaust by Berel Lang( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Several prominent writers reflect on the degree to which the atrocities of the Holocaust have affected contemporary writing on the subject. a very extensive and well documented historiographical and literary analysis
Laish by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
A caravan of Jews wanders through Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth century on a heartbreaking quest. Spiritual seekers and the elderly, widows and orphans, the sick and the dying, con artists and adventurers, victims of pogroms who have no place else to go, they are all on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, but the journey is filled with unexpected detours and unanticipated disaster
Unto the soul by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Amalia and Gad, sister and brother, have been bequeathed a terrible honor: to be caretakers of a cemetery of Jewish martyrs set on an isolated mountaintop in turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe. The siblings accept this daunting privilege only to battle their fierce loneliness, wavering piety, and a burgeoning lust they feel for each other. In Unto the Soul, Aharon Appelfeld once again explores the sustenance of faith in the wake of tremulous guilt and an ambiguous God
Art out of agony : the Holocaust theme in literature, sculpture and film by Stephen Lewis( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Bloemen der duisternis by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Wanneer de nazi's in 1941 de geboortestad van een 11-jarig joods jongetje in de Oekraïne bezetten, laat zijn moeder hem in wanhoop onderduiken bij haar vriendin, die in een bordeel werkt
Badenheim 1939 by Aharon Apelfeld( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Apelfeld, A. 1932-
Apelfeld, A. (Aharon)
Apelfeld, Aharon
ʾApelfeld, ʾAharon, 1932-
ʾApelpeld ʾAharon 1932-....
Apelpeld, Aharwn.
ʾApelpeld ʾAharwn 1932-....
Appelfeld, A.
Appelfeld, A., 1932-
Appelfeld, Aarón
Appelfeld, Aarón 1932-
Appelfeld, Aharon
ʾAppelfeld, ʾAharon, 1932-
Appelʹfelʹd, Akharon
Appel'fel'd, Akharon 1932-
Appelfeld, Aron
Appelfeld, Aron 1932-
Appelfeld, Erwin 1932-
Аппелфелд, Арон
Аппельфельд, Аарон
אפלפלד, א.
אפלפלד, אהרון
אפלפלד אהרון 1932-....
אפלפלד, אהרן
אפלפלד, אהרן 1932-
アッペルフェルド, アハロン
Languages
English (206)
Hebrew (37)
French (18)
Dutch (6)
Polish (4)
Romanian (2)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Danish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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