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    Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Memory not memoir from Kulka a historian of his childhood as a prisoner in Auschwitz succeeds where most memoirs fail in its ability to poetically mirror the funhouse reflections of a subjective past into an experience that can be shared Illustrated throughout jumping in time and space from Poland to Israel the incomprehensible nature of the Holocaust is not made understandable but visceral without exploitation

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    Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death I must confess that I was expecting a much better book I don't mean to be disrespectful it is a powerful and moving story of hardships and survival but for a memoir I found it very confusing and unfocused There is no clear narrative as opposed to Elie Wiesel's grandpiece Night nor clear timetable It is in reality a mere collage of thoughts and flashback on the author's 1 and a half imprisonment in Auchwitz with little to no dramatization

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    Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death A bit of an odd book I bought it a few years ago because it was referenced in something else I read The subtitle is descriptive of the book The author was born in Czechoslovakia and as a young Jewish boy deported by the Nazis to Theresienstadt and later to the family camp at Auschwitz Birkenau He survived the war unlike most of his family although he was reunited with his fatherKulka became a renowned historian His exper

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    Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Prometheus in Hades silence and desolation from horizon to horizon Otto Dov Kulka Czechoslovakian Jew Holocaust survivor eminent Israeli historian and memoirist of the cataclysm writes slowly sparingly and movingly of a return visit to Auchwitz and the childhood memories he has been unable to shake off over a long long lifeIt's a risk that in a book so rich and deep that image layers upon image horror upon horror until the reader is over

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    Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death E–pub Free Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Otto Dov Kulka is an esteemed historian and also himself an Auschwitz survivor In this book Kulka the historian walks through the gates of Auschwitz and awakens the eleven year old child that he was It is Kulka the child inmate who takes us bac

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    Read ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Otto Dov Kulka Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Is it natural to feel strange reviewing a book on the Holocaust? I guess so I'll keep this as short as possible In the introduction and first few pages Otto mentions that he never really felt the need to talk about his childhood and what happened and that a lot of survivors feel the same waySo what makes some p

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    Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death E–pub Free A tough one to review this It's uite an unusual kind of book not uite autobiography not straightforward history either but rather an Auschwitz survivor's reflections on his experience and the impact it's had on him especi

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    Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death E–pub Free A necessary addition to the Literature of the Holocaust Kulka a professor of Jewish History had until writing this collection of memories kept his personal experience as a survivor of Terezín and Auschwitz compartmentaliz

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    Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death E–pub Free Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death I feel a not inconseuential amount of guilt for giving this book two stars given that it is a memoir of a man who lived in Auschwitz as a boy but I couldn't connect with this at all I found it oddly disjointed detached and was almost like a stream of consciousness style of writing which I don't enjoy I found that I felt nothing during or after reading this unlike Night Also I feel like he threw a bit of shade on that and other Holocaust me

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    Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death E–pub Free I personally feel that many other books about the holocaust and experiences in Auschwitz will be very different from this o

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Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Rian Otto Dov Kulka was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and the Holocaust but always as a discipline reuiring the greatest dispassion and objectivity with his personal story set to. Otto Dov Kulka is an esteemed historian and also himself an Auschwitz survivor In this book Kulka the historian walks through the gates of Auschwitz and awakens the eleven year old child that he was It is Kulka the child inmate who takes us back to his metropolis of death This is a very personal rendition with the historian in the background and the child in the foreground For those who have read Saul Friedlander s Nazi Germany and the Jews throughout the two volumes Friedlander always brings the individual voice of the journal or letter writer as an additional dimension to the history But in Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death the individual story of the child is at the center and Kulka allows us to insert ourselves into the consciousness of the child that he was There are several utterly devastating moments in this personal account that actually make you stop for a minute before moving on to the next page the fate of his mother the twenty year old girl who at the gates of the gas chamber going to her death pushes three poems into the hands of a zonderkommando poems that will rip through you and the unmitigated acceptance by the child of the inevitability of death as the rule of existence in Auschwitz And finally there is the realization there aren t any spoilers when referring to Auschwitzof Kulka the adult that he is forever bound to Auschwitz that there is no liberation from the metropolis of death

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Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death One side He has nevertheless remained haunted by specific memories and images thoughts he has been unable to shake off The extraordinary result of this is Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death a uniue and powerful experiment in how one man has tried to understand his past and our history. I feel a not inconseuential amount of guilt for giving this book two stars given that it is a memoir of a man who lived in Auschwitz as a boy but I couldn t connect with this at all I found it oddly disjointed detached and was almost like a stream of consciousness style of writing which I don t enjoy I found that I felt nothing during or after reading this unlike Night Also I feel like he threw a bit of shade on that and other Holocaust memoirs at one point in the book although I may have misinterpreted that I also found myself getting irrationally irritated at the number of times he used the word immutable Translator really needed to get a thesaurus

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Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Otto Dov Kulka ´ 9 Free read Read Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Otto Dov Kulka's Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death translated by Ralph Mandel and Ina Friedman is a memoir of astounding literary and emotional power exploring the permanent and indelible marks left by the Holocaust and a childhood spent in AuschwitzAs a child the distinguished histo. I must confess that I was expecting a much better book I don t mean to be disrespectful it is a powerful and moving story of hardships and survival but for a memoir I found it very confusing and unfocused There is no clear narrative as opposed to Elie Wiesel s grandpiece Night nor clear timetable It is in reality a mere collage of thoughts and flashback on the author s 1 and a half imprisonment in Auchwitz with little to no dramatization or careful narration If it wasn t for the brilliant editing work the book is full of awesome historical photographs and the chapters are beautifully rendered this book would be almost unreadable All and all a book that could be great but falls short due to its author s lack of ambition It gets 3 stars solely due to the subject matter

  • Hardcover
  • 144
  • Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death
  • Otto Dov Kulka
  • English
  • 25 October 2020
  • 9781846146831