Portrait of the Mother as A Young WomaneBook - 2011
Rome one January afternoon in 1943. A young German woman is on her way to listen to a Bach concert at the Lutheran church. Innocent and naïve, the war is for her little more than a day-dream, until she realizes that her husband might never return. This is a mesmerizing psychological portrait of the human need to safeguard innocence and integrity at any cost - even at the risk of excluding reality. A literary masterpiece by one of Germany's most renowned contemporary writers. THE GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2010 "The book's last paragraph, overtly expressing nothing more than the young woman's i.
Publisher: New York : Peirene Press, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (106 p.)