On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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Not a living soul around

Tuesday 1 March, 2005

"Quite possibly, as time goes by, we tend to perceive the 'prison of nations', as the Austro-Hungarian Empire was called in those days, as something like a prototype, albeit an imperfect one, for a united Europe." Polish author Andrzej Stasiuk wanders through the landscapes of World War One in Eastern Europe.
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