Kassandra: Erzählung

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Luchterhand, 1991 - Cassandra (Legendary character). - 159 pages
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User Review  - Toni Runkel - Goodreads

While I did like this book, and reading Christa Wolf is always like a trip to the past, I preferred her book "Medea". Nevertheless, her style of writing is interesting, so I might read more of her books. Read full review

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User Review  - F - Goodreads

This is not an easy book. You need a good grasp of the story of the siege of Troy. It is not a long book, but there is not a wasted word and nothing is explained. So it was only when I went online and ... 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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