Aurora's Motive

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Knopf, 1989 - Social Science - 115 pages
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A fictionalized recreation of the tragedy of Aurora Rodriguez who--having raised her daughter to carry on her own socialist ideals and seeing her torn between politics and passion--ended the young woman's life

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Austrian critic/journalist Hackl here offers a daring portrait of an unusual personality. First published in Austria in 1987, his novel is based on the true story of Spanish Socialist Aurora Rodrigues ... Read full review

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This is a truly strange book. You know from the very first sentence that the book tells the story of how Aurora Rodriguez came to murder her daughter and protege, Hildegart. The prose is matter-of ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Erich Hackl, born 1954 in Steyr, is an Austrian novelist and short-story writer. His works have been translated into English, Spanish, French and Czech.

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