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I Shall Bear Witness - The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-41

By: Victor Klemperer

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03866

ISBN: 0297818422

Condition: Fine


The publication of Victor Klemperer's diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. The son of a rabbi, Klemperer was in 1933 a professor of romance languages in Dresden. Over the next decade he, like other German Jews, lost his job, his house and many of his friends, even his cat, as Jews were not allowed to own pets. Powerful, precise and clear-sighted, the diaries have been hailed in Germany as the best-written, most evocative and... View more info