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Speculations About Jakob

Speculations About Jakob
Author: Uwe Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780156847193
ISBN 10: 156847191
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harvest Books
Publication Date: 1972-10-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $15.00

This arresting novel by one of Germany's foremost modern writers dramatizes the ideological conflict between East Europe and the West at the time of the Hungarian revolt. The story, which centers around Jakob Abs, an East German railroad dispatcher, illuminates the psychological and political reality of living in a partitioned Germany. Translated by Ursule Molinaro. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.