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Turn This World Inside Out eCents In Kulka He may just have found His avenging angel A bit of an odd book I bought it a few years ago because it was referenced in somethinglse I read The subtitle is descriptive of the book The author was born in Czechoslovakia and as a young Jewish boy deported by the Nazis to Theresienstadt and later to the family camp at Auschwitz Birkenau He survived the war unlike most of his family although he was reunited with his fatherKulka became a renowned historian His xpertise is the history that lead to the Holocaust and he has schooled himself to be impersonal and neutral to the best of his ability For this reason he never actually handled the Holocaust professionally Out of practical reasons he couldn t be neutral when discussing the Holocaust because It Has Impacted Him Indelibly Perhaps There has impacted him indelibly Perhaps there a touch of motional self preservation too He also never read any of the books that other survivors wrote At some point out of profession I must confess that I was Night Fury (Night Fury, expecting a much better book I don t mean to be disrespectful it is a powerful and moving story of hardships and survival but for a memoir I found it very confusing and unfocused There is no clear narrative as opposed to Elie Wiesel s grandpiece Night nor clear timetable It is in reality a mere collage of thoughts and flashback on the author s 1 and a half imprisonment in Auchwitz with little to no dramatization or careful narration If it wasn t for the brilliantditing work the book is full of awesome historical photographs and the chapters are beautifully rendered this book would be almost unreadable All and all a book that could be great but falls short due to Its Author S Lack author s lack ambition It gets 3 stars solely due to the subject matter Memory not memoir from Kulka a historian of his childhood as a prisoner in Auschwitz succeeds where most memoirs fail in its ability to poetically mirror the funhouse reflections of a subjective past into an Henry Fuckits Nursing Notes experience that can be shared Illustrated throughout jumping in time and space from Poland to Israel the incomprehensible nature of the Holocaust is not made understandable but visceral withoutxploitation It is the searching nature of his narrative the uestioning and the uest which is what held me through imagery that is never while retaining an Chemistry emotional power that sneaks up on the reader through longrudite sentences and dense prose The choice of Landscape in the title isn t arbitrary for these musings are founded in the physical landscapes of Kulka s memories of the woods around Auschwitz its imposing gates the crematoriums the black spots that mark the snow on the train from the ghetto to this Metropolis of Death It s a travelogue a Cond Nast of Hell and a moving personal and artistic statement on the inexpressibl. One side He has nevertheless remained haunted by specific memories and images thoughts he has been unable to shake off The 3 Ideas That Can Change Your Life extraordinary result of this is Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death a uniue and powerfulxperiment in how one man has tried to understand his past and our history. I personally feel that many other books about the holocaust and xperiences In Auschwitz Will Be Auschwitz will be different from this one though I have not read much on the subject However judging from what I have read this book is organized in a very intentional mannerIn the first section the author recounts the main parts of the book remaining objective in his subjectivity and does his best to portray truthThe following section of his diary ntries I feel a not inconseuential amount of guilt for giving this book two stars given that it is a memoir of a man who lived in Auschwitz as a boy but I couldn t connect with this at all I found it oddly disjointed detached and was almost like a stream of consciousness style of writing which I don t njoy I found that I felt nothing during or after reading this unlike Night Also I feel like he threw a bit of shade on that and other Holocaust memoirs at one point in the book although I may have misinterpreted that I also found myself getting irrationally irritated at the number of times he used the word immutable Translator really needed to get a thesaurus A necessary addition to the Literature of the Holocaust Kulka a professor of Jewish History had until writing this collection of memories kept his personal xperience as a survivor of Terez n and Auschwitz compartmentalized and separate The chapters are written as fragments of memory ach one a prose poem ach one a bubbling up of the images Total Abuse emotions and sensory details of life in the camps With brutal honesty and frank clarity he allows us inside the terrain of hisarly life At times bordering on the surreal as his life must have done ach glimpse takes us deep inside this dark and strangely beautiful landscape This book is monumentally important this dark and strangely beautiful landscape This book is monumentally important A tough one to review this It s uite an unusual kind of book not uite autobiography not straightforward history ither but rather an Auschwitz survivor s reflections on his خش خش تن برهنه ی تاک experience and the impact it s had on himspecially on a subconscious level This is interspersed with photographs and other illustrations and the book also features three amazing poems written by a young female prisoner who remains unknown Prior to reading this I did not know that the camp authorities had kept 5000 prisoners alive under much better conditions than the rest for the purposes of deception The author s dream about Mengele struck me better conditions than the rest for the purposes of deception The author s dream about Mengele struck me profound although it s hard to put into words Complex PTSD exactly why This is an interesting poetic haunting book Is it natural to feel strange reviewing a book on the Holocaust I guess so I ll keep this as short as possible In the introduction and first few pages Otto mentio Otto Dov Kulka is ansteemed historian and also himself an Auschwitz survivor In this book Kulka the historian walks through the Otto Dov Kulka's Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death translated by Ralph Mandel and Ina Friedman is a memoir of astounding literary and If I Have to Tell You One More Time. . . emotional powerxploring the permanent and indelible marks left by the Holocaust and a childhood spent in AuschwitzAs a child the distinguished histo. ,

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Ates of Auschwitz and awakens the leven year old child that he was It is Kulka the child inmate who takes us back to his metropolis of death This is a very personal rendition with the historian in the background and the child in the foreground For those who have read Saul Friedlander s Nazi Germany and the Jews throughout the two volumes Friedlander always brings the individual voice of the journal or letter writer as an additional
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to the But in Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death the individual story of the child is at the center and Kulka allows us to insert ourselves into the consciousness of center and Kulka allows us to insert ourselves into the consciousness of child that he was There are several utterly devastating moments in this personal account that actually make you stop for a minute before moving on to the next page the fate of his mother the twenty year old girl who at the gates of the gas chamber going to her death pushes three poems into the hands of a zonderkommando poems that will rip through you and the unmitigated acceptance by the child of the inevitability of death as the rule of xistence in Auschwitz And finally there is the realization there aren t any spoilers when referring to Auschwitzof Kulka the adult that he is forever bound to Auschwitz that there is no liberation from the metropolis of death Prometheus in Hades silence and desolation from horizon to horizon Otto Dov Kulka Czechoslovakian Jew Holocaust survivor minent Israeli historian and memoirist of the cataclysm writes slowly sparingly and movingly of a return visit to Auchwitz and the childhood memories he has been unable to shake off over a long long lifeIt s a risk that in a book so rich and deep that image layers upon image horror upon horror until the reader is overwhelmed Yet the author remains in control dealing the vignettes with a masterly hand You think nough has been written about the Clotilda extermination of six million people that Anne Frank s diary is sufficient memorial or that we all knownough about Hitler s perverted ideas Given the rise of Holocaust denial the far right and a generation of young people for whom the Third Reich is as real or unreal as the Spanish Inuisition or the Transatlantic slave trade think again Probably the most striking and Mokee Joe Recharged (Mokee Joe, emotive story is not Kulka s it s the three poems written by a young Czech Jewish woman of 20 and handed to an orderly in the form of a sheaf of papers as she was frogmarched into the gas chamber Extraordinary and profoundly touching that these fragile artefacts just a few thin sheets of wartimeconomy paper could survive when millions perished We The Dead Accuse Alien Grave and I Would Sooner Perish stand louent though inadeuate testimony to the terrors of a world gone completely mad Hashem yikom dam nekiim God shall avenge the blood of the inno. Rian Otto Dov Kulka was sent first to the ghetto of Theresienstadt and then to Auschwitz As one of the few survivors he has spent much of his life studying Nazism and the Holocaust but always as a discipline reuiring the greatest dispassion and objectivity with his personal story set to. Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death


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