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Ett kort uppehåll på vägen från Auschwitz (original 2012; edition 2012)

by Göran Rosenberg

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Title:Ett kort uppehåll på vägen från Auschwitz
Authors:Göran Rosenberg
Info:Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2012
Collections:Non-Fiction, Fiction

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A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz by Göran Rosenberg (2012)


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An arresting, emotionally powerful Holocaust memoir. Originally published in Swedish. ( )
  Sullywriter | May 22, 2015 |
"Written with tender precision, “A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz,” recently published in the United States, is the most powerful account I have read of the other death — the death after the camps"
added by jodi | editNew York Times, Roger Cohen (Mar 11, 2015)
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Jag hade länge föreställt mig att han kom över Bron eftersom det är Bron som är porten till Platsen, och faktiskt också nyckeln till den, men han kan naturligtvis inte ha kommit över Bron eftersom han måste ha kommit med tåget söderifrån.
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On the 2nd of August 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town. He has survived the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, and the harrowing slave camps and transports during the final months of Nazi Germany. Now he has to learn to live with his memories. In this intelligent and deeply moving book, Goran Rosenberg returns to his own childhood in order to tell his father's story. It is also the story of the chasm that soon opens between the world of the child, suffused with the optimism, progress and collective oblivion of post-war Sweden, and the world of the father, haunted by the long shadows of the past.
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