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The Book of Blam Aleksandar Tisma, Michael Henry Heim 0156008416 9780156008419 Miroslav Blam walks through the empty streets of Novi Sad, remembering. The war has ended, but for Blam the town is haunted with its presence, and memories of its dead: Aa
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The Book of Blam by Aleksandar Tisma, Michael Henry Heim

Miroslav Blam walks through the empty streets of Novi Sad, remembering. The war has ended, but for Blam the town is haunted with its presence, and memories of its dead: Aaron Gruuml;n, the hunchbacked watchmaker; Eduard Fiker, a lamp merchant; Jakob Mentele, a stove fitter; Arthur Spitzer, a grocer who played amateur soccer and had non-Jewish friends; and Saacute;ndor Veacute;rtes, a communist lawyer. They stand before him as ever, but they are only the ghosts in Blams mind. Accompanying the others are Blams family and his best friend, all of whom perished in the infamous Novi Sad raid in January 1942. Blam lives. He seeks no revenge, no retribution. His life is a spectators-made all the more agonizing by the clarity with which he sees the events around him. The silhouettes of the dead pass before him, and he incorporates what would have been their daily lives into his own. And in telling the story of one mans life after the war, Ti

Author: Aleksandar Tisma, Michael Henry Heim

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 240

Publisher: Harvest Books

Publication Date: 2000-03-20

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ISBN: 0156008416


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