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Author Kluge, Alexander, 1932- author.

Title 30 April 1945 : the day Hitler shot himself and Germany's integration with the West began / Alexander Kluge ; translated by Wieland Hoban ; assisted by Thomas Combrink ; with guest contributions by Reinhard Jirgl translated by Iain Galbraith.

Publication Info. London ; New York ; Calcutta : Seagull Books, 2015.

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 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F KLUGE    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F KLUGE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC KLUGE, A    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  943.086 KLU    Check Shelf
Description 308 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series German list
German list.
Note Translated from the German.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Alexander Kluge: arrival at the endpoint -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: in a different country -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: in the reich capital -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: in a small town -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: on the globe -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: Heidegger at Wildenstein Castle -- Reinhard Jirgl -- Alexander Kluge: I, the last national socialist in Kabul -- Alexander Kluge: in place of a postscript.
Summary It was on April 30, 1945 that the Red Army occupied Berlin, Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker and the United Nations was being founded in San Francisco. Alexander Kluge covers this single historic day and unravels its passing hours across the different theatres of the Second World War, including the life of a small German town occupied by American forces and the story of two SS officers stranded on the forsaken Kerguelen Islands. The collective experiences Kluge paints here are jarring, poignant and imbued with meaning.
Subject Germany -- Foreign relations -- Fiction.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Death and burial -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Hoban, Wieland, translator.
Combrink, Thomas, 1976- translator.
Jirgl, Reinhard, 1953- contributor.
Galbraith, Iain, translator.
Added Title 30. April 1945. English
ISBN 9780857422989
0857422987
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