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By Irmgard Keun,Anthea Bell,Geoff Wilkes

ISBN-10: 0575036567

ISBN-13: 9780575036567

Sanna and her ravishing pal Gerti could relatively communicate of affection than politics, yet in Nineteen Thirties Frankfurt, politics can't be escaped--even within the lady's rest room. Crossing city one night to fulfill up with Gerti's Jewish lover, a blockade cuts off the ladies' path--it is the Fürher in a motorcade procession, and the group is going mad striving to trap a glimpse of Hitler's raised "empty hand." Then the parade is over, and within the lengthy hours after dead night Sanna and Gerti will face betrayal, dying, and the heartbreaking truth of being younger in an period without innocence or romance.

In 1937, German writer Irmgard Keun had only in the near past fled Nazi Germany together with her lover Joseph Roth while she wrote this narrow, beautiful, and devastating booklet. It captures the insufferable rigidity, contradictions, and hysteria of pre-war Germany like no different novel. but while it exposes human folly, the ebook exudes a hopeful humanism. it really is choked with humor and lightweight, at the same time it describes the 1st moments of a nightmare. After hour of darkness is a masterpiece that merits to be learn and remembered anew.

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