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The Revolt of the Fishermen

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This novella by Anna Seghers (born Netty Reiling) was first published in Germany in 1929and won the Kleist Prize. This translation by Margaret Goldsmith was published in New York the following year. It tells of the doomed attempt by fishermen in a nameless country to obtain more than starvation wages from their bosses.
172 pages
Published 1930 by Longman, Green and Co.
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Mar 01, 2015 Pascale rated it liked it
"The only result of their revolt was that the fishermen of Santa Barbara put out to sea later than usual: the agreement with their employers remained what it had been for the last four years. The revolt was really finished before Hull was turned over to the police in Port Sebastian and before Andreas was killed on his flight to the cliffs." Thus starts this odd but powerful novella by Anna Seghers. The story then chronicles the doomed attempts by the fishermen of this fictitious country to ...more
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Anna Seghers (November 19, 1900, Mainz – June 1, 1983, Berlin) was a German writer famous for depicting the moral experience of the Second World War.

Born Netty Reiling in Mainz in 1900 of partly Jewish descent, she married Laszlo Radvanyi, a Hungarian Communist in 1925.

In Cologne and Heidelberg she studied history, the history of art and Chinese. She joined the Communist Party of Germany in 1928,
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