The Tortoises (Paperback)

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By Veza Canetti, Ian Mitchell (Translator)
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A renowned writer and his wife live quietly in a beautiful villa outside Vienna, until the triumphant Nazis start subjecting their Jewish "hosts" to ever greater humiliations. Veza Canetti focuses on seemingly ordinary people to epitomize the horror: one flag-happy German kills a sparrow before a group of little children; another, more entrepreneurial Nazi brands tortoises with swastikas to sell as souvenirs commemorating the Anschluss.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811216968
ISBN-10: 0811216969
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: June 29th, 2007
Pages: 244
Language: English