Tales of Grabowski: Transformations, Escape & Other Stories
TOBY PressLLC, 2003 - 307 Seiten
Tales of Grabowski comprises two novellas, Transformations and Escape, together with several short stories, all of which tell the story of David Gordon, a young Jew from Warsaw, who transforms himself into Wladyslaw Grabowski, a Polish stoker in the German merchant marines.
Auerbach balances the internal tensions between Gordon's desire to fight for revenge and Grabowski's desperate need for survival. Throughout the war, involvement with friends, with espionage and smuggling bring him ever closer to that thin line that separates life from death.
Drawing on deeply personal experiences - for it is the story of Auerbach's own survival - Transformations and Escape are undiscovered masterpieces of twentieth century writing.
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Review: Tales of GrabowskiNutzerbericht - Peter - Goodreads
Utterly riveting. John Auerbach is referred to as "one of the great, yet unknown writers of the twentieth century." Truer words have never been spoken. An extraordinary man who, thankfully, decided he'd do some writing. The world is better off for it, of that I am certain. Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: Tales of GrabowskiNutzerbericht - Joy - Goodreads
Two novellas, several short-stories- excellant bed-time reading Vollständige Rezension lesen