Published February 22, 2000
by Castle Street Mysteries .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||240|
In a few days the war will be over, millions of innocents will be dead, and the survivors must find a way to live with its legacy. An international bestseller, To Die in Spring is a beautiful and devastating novel by German author Ralf Rothmann/5(63). Ralf Rothmann was born in in Schleswig and grew up in the Ruhr valley. He has received numerous awards for his fiction and poetry, including the Friedrich Hölderlin Prize in , the Hans Fallada Prize in , and the Max Frisch Prize in He is the author of To Die in Spring, he lives in : Picador. To Die in Spring book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dr. Rebecca Temple has just returned to practice in an old converte /5. A reluctant German soldier wades through the final days of the second world war. Walter Urban is a teenager in , an apprentice on a dairy farm, when he is forced to volunteer for the SS.
* La Nueva Espana * To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann, is the best novel about the end of the Second World War in years, and a beautiful anti-war tale of universal importance With its lyrical realism, the text reaches new heights. Not a word is out of place. * El Pais * Rothmann tells a story which, /5(K). To Die in Spring is Torontonian Sylvia Warsh's first published mystery and it's a good deal better than the work of many veterans. It's also set up as a kickoff to a promising series featuring Dr. Rebecca Temple, a young widow recovering from the . To Die in Spring is the first of Ralf Rothmann’s eight novels to be translated into English, by Shaun Whiteside; published in Germany in , it has won him much acclaim across Europe, with a few. To Die In Spring: A Novel. by Ralf Rothmann / / English / EPUB. Distant, silent, often drunk, Walter Urban is a difficult man to have as a father. But his son―the narrator of this slim, harrowing novel―is curious about Walter’s experiences during World War II, and so makes him a present of a blank notebook in which to write down his memories.
To Die in Spring, his eighth novel, but the first to be published in the UK. Shaun Whiteside has translated over fifty books from German, French, Italian and Dutch, including novels by Amélie Nothomb, Luther Blissett, Wu Ming and Marcel Möring. His translations of Freud, Musil, Schnitzler and Nietzsche are published by Penguin Classics/5(72). To Die in Spring Written by Ralf Rothman Shaun Whiteside (trans.) Review by Edward James Two things to know: this novel is excellent, and it’s no Author: Ralf Rothman. "To Die in Spring" by Ralf Rothmann is a novel about the end of World War II, and one teenager's experiences as he is drafted to help Germany's last ditch efforts to survive, if not to win. The novel is told in a matter-of-fact tone, and horrible events and forced labor camp detainees appear as backdrop.5/5(2). To Die in Spring The following is from Ralf Rothmann’s novel, To Die in Spring. Walter Urban’s son is curious about Walter’s experiences during World War II. But, Walter dies, leaving nothing but the barest skeleton of a story in a notebook, leading his son to .