Der geteilte Himmel

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Methuen Educational, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 294 pages
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User Review  - Mariele - Goodreads

I just wrote a very wordy review, and it vanished. Well then, in short: This is Christa Wolf's first book, written in 1963.When it was published, it dealt with current affairs, as the story takes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joshka - Goodreads

It was a bit Chinese to me (typical Dutch expression to say: I didn't understand it that well), but I liked it though. I expected it to be boring, but it wasn't boring at all. I especially liked the way Rita's feelings were described. Read full review

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NOTES TO THE INTRODUCTION
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NOTES TO THE TEXT
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About the author (1987)

Christa Wolf was born on March 18, 1929, in Landsberg, which is now Gorzow, Poland. Her father joined the Nazi Party and she became a member of the girls' version of the Hitler Youth. In 1949, she joined the Socialist Unity Party and studied German literature at universities in Jena and Leipzig. She wrote numerous novels during her lifetime including The Divided Heaven, The Quest for Christa T., A Model Childhood, and Cassandra. She won several awards including the Heinrich Mann Prize in 1963 and Thomas Mann Prize for literature in 2010. She died on December 1, 2011 at the age of 82.

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