Fear and Misery in the Third Reich
Bloomsbury Academic, 01.03.2012 - 144 Seiten
Also known as The Private Life of the Master Race, this is a sequence of twenty-four realistic sketches showing how "ordinary" life under the Nazis was subtly permeated by suspicion and anxiety. Written in exile in Denmark and first staged in 1938 it was inspired in part by his recent trip to Moscow where he had been researching tasks for the anti-Nazi effort.
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The man opens the door, the released man enters. the man: Hullo, Max. The
released man silently shakes hands with the man and his wife. the wife: Would
you like a cup of coffee with us? We're just going to have some. the released man
: If ...
the man: How long you been inside? the released man: Six months. the man:
Meet anyone in there? the released man: No one I knew. Pause. They're sending
them to different camps these days. You could land up in Bavaria. the man: Ha.
Has Selma quite recovered? the released man: All but for her hip. Doing washing
is bad for her. Tell me . . . He stops short and looks at them. They look at him. He
says nothing further. the man hoarsely: What about a walk round the Alexander- ...
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