➿ Engel des Vergessens Free ➶ Author Maja Haderlap – Writerscompany.co.uk

Engel des Vergessens Angel Of Oblivion Is Based On The Experiences Of Maja Haderlap S Family And The Slovenian Speaking Minority In Southern Austria, Many Of Whom Fought As Partisans Against The Nazis During The Second World War The Story Centers On The Experiences Of A Young Girl Learning To Navigate The Terrain Between Two Hostile Communities And Two Extremely Burdened Languages Slovenian, A Language Of Heroic Resistance And Continued Humiliation, And German, An Escape From Her Stifling Rural Upbringing But Also The Language Of The Camps Which Her Grandmother Barely Survived And Many Other Family Members Didn T Engaging With Themes Of Tolerance And Integration Of Minority Communities, The Burden Of History, The Effects Of Conflicts On Survivors And Their Children, And Language S Role In Shaping Identity, Haderlap S Novel Strikes At Problems Of Paramount Importance To Our World Today.


10 thoughts on “Engel des Vergessens

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    Relatively alinear, absolutely eastern European, associative, autobiographical or at least very true seeming novel mostly about the narrator


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    This book is presented as a novel, but it s hard, in reading it, not to think of it as a memoir I have given some thought to what makes a novel read a


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    Mostly not my kind of thing, but extremely artful and interesting in its own way The early chapters are bucolic, which is nice for about twenty pages, but perha


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    See my full review on YouTube here was easy to love this imperfect novel translated from the German by Tess Lewis and overlook its flaws because of all that worked a powe


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    Thank you to Archipelago for sending me a copy of this book.I have to be totally honest, I ve never read War books before, so I sadly have nothing to compare with The book is a nov


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    Soft, poetic treatment of the searing effects of World War II trauma on Slovenians, but all the effective for being understated A young girl gradually learns fragments of memories from her


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    Ein wundervolles und zugleich schreckliches Dokument europ ischer Geschichte, das uns erinnern soll an das Unheil des Krieges, Familientrag dien und das Dilemma der Sprachlosigkeit.


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    This book has been on my shelf for a few months When I started to read it I recognized some of the location names because I had just been putting together the itinerary for a trip my husband and I will be takin


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