Siegfried Lenz: Schweigeminute [Moment of silence] (1797 words)

Siegfried lenz; A Minute’s Silence (translated by Anthea Bell) London: Haus Publishing Ltd, 2009.Siegfried Lenz’ Schweigeminute [A Minute’s Silence], first published in 2008, is a novella that shows the author’s magnificent ability to take on subtle, profound and sensitive subjects. The text is an incisive psychological study of the mind and soul of a coming-of-age character. The first-person narrator tells the story from close proximity to the events related. This approach is often found in the works of Siegfried Lenz. The narrator is directly affected by the events, even if he may not to be held responsible …

Schweissinger, Marc J.. "Schweigeminute". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 September 2014
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