The kindly ones (Audiobook on CD, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The kindly ones
Checking...

The kindly ones

Author: Jonathan Littell; Charlotte Mandell; Grover Gardner
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In this powerful fictional memoir, a former Nazi official, now reinvented as a middle-class family man in northern France, tells the story of his life and times, promising that the story he has to tell is one that will implicate the reader as well as the teller. Maximilien Aue graduates with a law degree just after the Nazis come to power and begins a new life in the security branch of the SS. Through him we  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Historical fiction
Livres audio
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Littell; Charlotte Mandell; Grover Gardner
ISBN: 9781433279164 1433279169
OCLC Number: 1099723186
Notes: Translation from the French of: Les beinveillantes. Paris : Gallimard, 2006.
Performer(s): Read by Grover Gardner.
Awards: Prix Goncourt, 2006
Grand Prix du roman, 2006
Description: 31 audio discs (approximately 39 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Knidly ones: a novel
Responsibility: Jonathan Littell ; [translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell].

Abstract:

"In this powerful fictional memoir, a former Nazi official, now reinvented as a middle-class family man in northern France, tells the story of his life and times, promising that the story he has to tell is one that will implicate the reader as well as the teller. Maximilien Aue graduates with a law degree just after the Nazis come to power and begins a new life in the security branch of the SS. Through him we experience the horrors of the Second World War and the Holocaust in vivid detail from the dark and disturbing point of view of the executioner rather than the victim. Max is posted to Poland, the Ukraine; he is present at the Battle of Stalingrad, and at Auschwitz; he visits occupied Paris and lives through the chaotic final days of the Nazi regime in Berlin ..."--Container.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.