Keywords: stalingrad

The Undertaking

The Undertaking


Audrey Magee

ISBN: 9781782391029
Year of publication: 2014

Audrey Magee THE UNDERTAKING For Johnny 1 He dragged barbed wire away from the post, clearing a space on the parched earth, and took the photograph from the pocket of his tunic. He pressed the picture against the post and held it in place with string, covering the womans hair and neck, but not her face. He could still see that, still see her sullen eyes and sulking lips. He tied a knot, and spat at the ground. She would have to do. He lay down to soak up the last of the summer sun, indifferent ...

Keywords: Cultural Heritage rape Stalingrad