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It is completely different from the history books, and it gives a personal view into the inhuman things that happened back then. Touching, impressive and frightening descriptions of the dis-humanity and indifference which can be reached by people.
Jorge Semprun ( 1963) Le Grand Voyage
There is a village near to the camp and I looked at these houses and could not imagine living in a town called Buchenwald. When their car is opened they are found mostly dead, either of hunger or of cold. A train, of course. Breathing is vital, if you want to live. Nov 19, Eugene rated it it was amazing.
The Long Voyage translated by Richard Seaver he was the publisher of Arcade and a translator is great book. Presumably its because he had studies philosophy and literature, that he continually break off his smeprun with philosophical remarks.
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As I was reading this, I initially had to force myself to continue. Start reading Le grand voyage Folio t. I’m looking forward to Quel beau dimanche! Now that I had a purpose, I could re I have no idea what to rate this as, so 3 stars is a happy-ish middle ground.
Yet, while Semprun puts the reader in a similar situation, which is to say that he forces you to ride along with his characters, his approach is different. Bodies who never recover but are propped up so their rations can be collected. I’ve just reread this book in the original version Frenchand at the second read it was even more impressive. He was a screenwriter for two successive films by the Greek director Costa-Gavras, Z and The Confessionwhich dealt with the theme of persecution by governments.
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Wie das Unbeschreibbare beschreiben? Lists with This Book. You become accustomed to the bizarre, the grotesque, the appalling, such that a sudden revealing of the existence of, or a confrontation with, the normal is a kind of spiritual shock.
I bought this book at the bookstore at Buchenwald. As l, this writer is amazing by his choice of words and his vision of the world and second world war. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Is it a bird? There is power in words, in the strength to use words; there is jorgf in this remarkable book.
The Long Voyage by Jorge Semprún
This book mainly consisted of dialogue and the narrator’s voyave thoughts about a variety of subjects. In chilling detail, the trip with those men – some fearful, some defiant – is evoked, along with his own confusion, anger, and bitter resignation. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
The work recounts his train journey and arrival at the concentration camp. May 09, Raluca rated it really liked it Shelves: In the camp itself, the SS guards lovingly preserve the beech tree under which the two men used to sit. He lived through WW2, becoming a member of the French resistance, before being arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Buchenwald concentration camp. In other words, the unreal becomes real.
Later Semprun married the French film editor Colette Leloup in Second World War literature is never an easy read but this particular account of Jorge Semprun was extremely devastating an experience.
It’s an impressive book that I certainly respect, but I cannot really like it. While on the train the narrator spends some of his time looking out of the window, and at one stage he passes through the Moselle Valley. The work of memory and of history have become more pressing because the ranks of the witnesses are thinning. Ce livre est tout simplement magnifique. But the great lesson which kept him alive was his pure faith in eternal life. What a Beautiful Sunday Quel beau dimanche!