Milena: The Tragic Story of Kafka's Great Love

Milena: The Tragic Story of Kafka's Great Love

by Margarete Buber-Neumann
     
 

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Margarete Buber, the journalist daughter of Martin Buber, and Milena Jesenska, the beautiful lover of Kafka, met in Ravensbruck concentration camp in 1940. For four terrible years, the two women formed an extraordinary bond and made a pact that if only one survived, the other would bear witness. Only Margarete lived to remember. This is her story of Milena--of… See more details below

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Margarete Buber, the journalist daughter of Martin Buber, and Milena Jesenska, the beautiful lover of Kafka, met in Ravensbruck concentration camp in 1940. For four terrible years, the two women formed an extraordinary bond and made a pact that if only one survived, the other would bear witness. Only Margarete lived to remember. This is her story of Milena--of fearless love, sacrifice, and nobility. 224 pp.

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“A remarkable story of courage and survival.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Inspiring and sobering.” —The New York Times

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ISBN-13:
9781559703901
Publisher:
Hachette Book Group
Publication date:
11/03/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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