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Oct 09, 2016 Matt rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This part from the lives of the Kempowskie is really, as the title says, a chapter of its own. Walter Kempowski (the younger of two brothers), Robert (the older one) and the mother Margarethe are all arrested by the Russians in Rostock and accused of espionage. Walter and Robert had collected waybills that prove the Soviets had shipped more good and machinery to Russia than they were allowed by contracts. This was regarded as an espionage activity and the two brothers were sentenced to 25 years ...more
Walter Kempowski was a German writer. He was known for his series of novels called German Chronicle ("Deutsche Chronik") and the monumental Echolot ("Sonar"), a collage of autobiographical reports, letters and other documents by contemporary witnesses of the Second World War.More about Walter Kempowski...
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