Year of publication: 2018
Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...
Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
Marek S Huberath
Year of publication: 2014
Marek S. Huberath NEST OF WORLDS Translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel The Only Version All things defined, distinct. Black and white, zero and one. Here is song and song alone. 1 The thuds of the stabilizers stopped the plane came to rest on the runway. The roar of the engines changed in tone and finally died. But the thunder continued in Gaveins head its incessancy now turned into a migraine. Over the loudspeaker, the pilot gave them the time in Davabel. The trip had taken thirty-six ...
Keywords: Alternate world Dystopian Eastern European fiction Ethics metafiction Metaphysics Polish fiction Racism Science Fiction
Year of publication: 2015
Oliver Ptzsch The Werewolf of Bamberg Why do we search so diligently for sorcerers Hear me, you judges, and I will show you where they are. Rise, attack the Capuchins, Jesuits, and all the members of holy orders. Attack them, they will confess. If any deny, torture them three times, four times, and theyll confess. . . If you want more, attack the prelates, canons, theologians, and they, too, will confess. How can these delicate, gentle men endure something like that FRIEDRICH SPEE VON ...
Keywords: & & & & Crime European Fiction Genre Fiction German Historical Historical Fiction International Mystery Literature Mystery Mystery; Thriller Suspense Suspense Thrillers Thrillers World Literature
Marcus S King
Year of publication: 2014
M. S. King THE WAR AGAINST PUTIN What the Government-Media Complex Isnt Telling You About Russia INTRODUCTION As of the date of this publication April 2014, a Google Search for the term Putin thug yields an astonishing 850,000 results about the same as for Putin murderer. Coming in at about 500,000 results is Putin tyrant. Even the whimsical Putin the Terrible is pushing 100,000. Most of these negative results source back to some bloviating American politician, commentator, editorial writer or ...
Keywords: Europe European History International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences
Year of publication: 2011
How to live, or, A life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer by Sarah Bakewell For Simo Q. How to live MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE IN ONE QUESTION AND TWENTY ATTEMPTS AT AN ANSWER THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY is full of people who are full of themselves. A half-hours trawl through the online ocean of blogs, tweets, tubes, spaces, faces, pages, and pods brings up thousands of individuals fascinated by their own personalities and shouting for attention. They go on about themselves ...
Keywords: & Autobiography Biography European French General Literary Criticism philosophy