An account of the friendship between two women who were political prisoners in Ravensbrueck concentration camp. It is a portrait of Milena Jesenska, whose stand against the Nazis made her a prisoner at the death camp in 1939. There she befriended Margarete Buber-Neumann, the author of this book. "Milena" is also a portrait of the long-vanished world of Vienna and Prague and of writers and artists like Franz Kafka, Hermann Broch, Willy Haas, Jaroslav Hasek and Carel Kapeck. Margarete Buber-Neumann now lives in Germany and is the author of eight other books.
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Margarete Buber-Neumann was born in Potsdam, Germany, in 1901. She survived imprisonment during World War II in both the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany and after the war wrote several books detailing her experiences. She died in Frankfurt in 1989.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
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Book Description Collins Harvill Pr, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002720442