The Unloved: From the Diary of Perla S.

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Oktober 1996



The Unloved traces five months in the life of Perla S., a beautiful seventeen-year-old girl who, while living in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, becomes a prostitute. Capturing Perla's voice through a series of entries in her diary, Lustig tells how she, living in a world of lies and horror, maintains her integrity, honesty, and hope. This first paperback edition of The Unloved has been extensively revised and expanded by Lustig.


Arnost Lustig (Czech pronunciation: [ˈarnoʃt ˈlustɪk]) (21 December 1926 - 26 February 2011) was a renowned Czech Jewish author of novels, short stories, plays, and screenplays whose works have often involved the Holocaust. Lustig was born in Prague. As a Jewish boy in Czechoslovakia during World War II, he was sent in 1942 to the Theresienstadt concentration camp, from where he was later transported to the Auschwitz concentration camp, followed by time in the Buchenwald concentration camp. In 1945, he escaped from a train carrying him to the Dachau concentration camp when the engine was mistakenly destroyed by an American fighter-bomber. He returned to Prague in time to take part in the May 1945 anti-Nazi uprising. After the war, he studied journalism at Charles University in Prague and then worked for a number of years at Radio Prague.
EAN: 9780810113473
ISBN: 0810113473
Untertitel: 'Jewish Lives (Paperback)'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1996
Seitenanzahl: 173 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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