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Mendelssohn Is on the Roof

Mendelssohn Is on the Roof

by Jiri Weil

Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 9780810116863
Pages: 228
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-08-04
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On the roof of Prague's concert hall, Julius Schlesinger, aspiring SS officer, is charged with the removal of the statue of the Jew Mendelssohn—but which one is he? Remembering his course on "racial science," Schlesinger instructs his men to pull down the statue with the biggest nose. Only as the statue topples does he recognize the face of Richard Wagner. This is just the beginning in Weil's novel, which traces the transformation of ordinary liveds in Nazi-occupied Prague. The story of ordinary people living inNazi-occupied Prague is told in the ir onic and animated fashion for which Jiri Weil won acclaim for his previous work, ...