Posts Tagged ‘Irene Nemirovsky’

This is a book of which the appendices are capable of making their reader weep.

And weep, one should.

Irene Nemirovsky’s stories and the almost incredible story of how this lost manuscript only recently came to light after the author was murdered in Auschwitz in 1942 (her husband died a similar death at the hands of the same villains a bit later) thrust one into the deepest, most senseless excesses of Europe’s twentieth-century self-mutilations. (more…)

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