Was bleibt: Erzählung

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Luchterhand Literaturverlag GmbH, 1990 - German fiction - 107 pages
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It's hard to feel sympathy for a woman being watched when she informed on other people, but it's still an interesting look at Cold War East Germany. Read full review

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This book has been criticised as Wolf's attempt to show that she too was a victim rather than a beneficiary of the old East German SED regime. There are stories that she was an informer. I don't know ... Read full review

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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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