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The Druggist of Auschwitz: A Documentary Novel

The Druggist of Auschwitz: A Documentary Novel (Paperback)

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In "The Druggist of Auschwitz", Adam - known as "the Last Jew of Schassburg" - recounts with disturbing clarity his imprisonment at Auschwitz. Through Adam's fictional narrative and testimonies at the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial of 1963-65, we learn the true-life story of Dr. Victor Capesius, who, despite strong friendships with Jews, was quick to profit from their tragedy once the Nazis came to power. Interspersed with historical research and interviews with actual survivors, "The Druggist of Auschwitz" is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust.

Fiction & PoetryHistorical Fiction Publisher: St Martin's Press Publication Date: 31/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9781250002372  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dieter Schlesak is a German-Romanian poet, novelist, and essayist. He is a member of the German PEN Center and the PEN Centre of German-Speaking Writers Abroad, and has received scholarships and awards from numerous organizations, including the Schiller Foundation and the University of Bucharest. Schlesak was born in Transylvania in 1934 and has lived in Italy and Germany since 1973.John Hargraves has taught German literature at Yale University and Connecticut College. He is the author of Music in the Works of Broch, Mann, and Kafka and has translated works by Hermann Broch and Elias Canetti, among others. His translation of Michael Kruger's novel The Executor was awarded the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize. Hargraves lives in Manhattan and Connecticut.

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