Speculations About Jakob

by Uwe Johnson

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156847193
  • ISBN-10: 0156847191
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication Date: 10/18/1972
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    This arresting novel by one of Germany's foremost modern writers dramatizes the ideological conflict between East Europe and the West at the time of the Hungarian revolt. The story, which centers around Jakob Abs, an East German railroad dispatcher, illuminates the psychological and political reality of living in a partitioned Germany. Translated by Ursule Molinaro. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.


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