Aurora's Motive

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Knopf, 1989 - Social Science - 115 pages
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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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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