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Salt of the Earth by Jozef Wittlin

Salt of the Earth

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Salt of the Earth by Jozef Wittlin
Feb 05, 2019 | 384 Pages
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‘One of the great Central European war stories, on a par with the works of Jaroslav Hašek.’ – Los Angeles Review of Books

‘Wittlin’s… irony and quiet fury are those of the idealistic ascetic steeped in the Old Testament and the Odyssey. His compassion for the ignorant and lowly of the earth, breathed into his work, imparts to it a glowing poetic quality and a sublimity of soul… It is a volume to be read again and again. It has the satisfying quality of good music.’ - Virginia Quarterly Review

‘One of the small number of contemporary works which extend into the sphere of the mythical and epical’ - Thomas Mann

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