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Dec 22, 2011 Anthony rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everybody!
Again a most precise description of the human nature and those that do not manage to overcome their bare instincts. Great lessons to learn for understanding many peoples actions in society. I money or interests in are involved many people completely change their attitude. In this case a woman is treated most disrespectfully by five different men in staying in a hotel. Until she mentions that she has inherited 10000. All of a sudden each of the men try to become her husband - despite that they th...more
Ödön von Horváth was a German-writing Austro-Hungarian-born playwright and novelist. Important topics in Horváth's works were popular culture, politics and history. He especially tried to warn of the dawn of fascism and its dangers. Among Horváth's most enduringly popular works, Jugend ohne Gott describes the youth in Nazi Germany from a disgruntled teacher's point of view, who, himself at first a...moreMore about Ödön von Horváth...