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by Peter Hutchinson,Stefan Heym
Author: Peter Hutchinson,Stefan Heym
Publisher: Northwestern University Press; 1 edition (January 6, 2006)
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: World Literature
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Peter Hutchinson (Foreword). The Architects (European Classics) What I struggled with was the morality. Stefan Heym isn't satirising or trying to deflate the overarching idea
Peter Hutchinson (Foreword). The Architects (European Classics). 0810120445 (ISBN13: 9780810120440). I picked this up in Daunt books in Marylebone, seeing a pile of copies of it superbly merch'd on a table in the corner, emblazoned with TLS quotes about its brilliance. What a peculiar choice for a reprint. At best, it's an interesting GDR artifact, set in a pretty fascinating period (post that 1956 speech). What I struggled with was the morality. Stefan Heym isn't satirising or trying to deflate the overarching idea. Stalin's bad, sure - and, comrades, awful things were done by him.
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A novel of exquisite suspense, romance, and drama, The Architects is also a window on a harrowing period of history that its author experienced firsthand-and that readers would do well to remember today.
All books are picked, packed and dispatched from the United Kingdom. Heym was unique in the history of European literature. Stefan Heym (1913-2001) was the author of over a dozen novels.
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Stefan Heym is, by any measure, a literary phenomenon. – Times Literary Supplement ‘Heym was unique in the history of European literature. – Telegraph ‘A leading figure in the East German literary scene. – Tony Judt ‘A splendid find, a compelling drama. – Will Wiles ‘Brave, vivid and uncompromising, a chilling portrait of a man and a society struggling to find traces of humanity in themselves and others as their world comes under threat from life-shattering secrets and the tightening grip of brutal ideology. – Chloë Aridjis, author of Book of Clouds.
Find sources: "Stefan Heym" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR . Peter Hutchinson: Stefan Heym: the perpetual dissident, Cambridge, 1992; ISBN 0-521-40438-X.
Find sources: "Stefan Heym" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (December 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). In 1935, he received a grant from a Jewish student association, and went to the United States to continue his degree at the University of Chicago, which he completed in 1936 with a dissertation on Heinrich Heine. The Architects written c 1963 – 1965, unpublished (published in German as Die Architekten, Munich 2000; published in English under "The Architects" by Northwestern in 2005; ISBN 0-8101-2044-5).
Stefan Heym: The Architects, Daunt Books (German title: Die Architekten, 2000) Stefan Heym was born the son of a Jewish merchant family under the name of Helmut Flieg in Chemnitz in 1913.
Stefan Heym: The Architects, Daunt Books (German title: Die Architekten, 2000). Heym wrote the English version of the book himself. Shortly before the fall of the Wall, Stefan Heym took part in a large demonstration at Alexanderplatz to appeal for a better GDR. Stefan Heym was born the son of a Jewish merchant family under the name of Helmut Flieg in Chemnitz in 1913. A committed Socialist, Stefan Heym escaped from the Nazis to Czechoslovakia and later emigrated to the United States. He gained American citizenship and landed with US troops at Normandy.
Written between 1963 and 1966, when its publication would have proved to be political dynamite-and its author's undoing-this novel of political intrigue and personal betrayal takes readers into the German Democratic Republic in the late 1950s, shortly after Khruschev's "secret speech" denouncing Stalin and his methods brought about a "thaw" in the Soviet bloc and, with it, the.
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