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A postcard from the volcano

Lucy Beckett

A postcard from the volcano

a novel of pre-war Germany

by Lucy Beckett

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prussians -- Fiction,
  • Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucy Beckett.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6052.E28 P67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination520 p. ;
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23993855M
    ISBN 109781586172695
    LC Control Number2008933490
    OCLC/WorldCa308201527

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      “A Postcard from the Volcano,” reminds me of the many ways the mortal can put on immortality. Although a person’s life from birth is dynamic in its essence and designed to come to an end, it can be captured and retained from generation to generation.   Book Review - A Postcard from the Volcano. Published: 10 August I began this novel, set in Germany between the two world wars, after watching the film Valkyrie. I found the film both shallow and grandiose, dominated by clicking heels and clashing chords; the choice of Tom Cruise to play Claus Von Stauffenberg was singularly inept.


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