Schicksale der Expressionisten- Fates of the Expressionists by Michael Hoffmann

The Kaiser was the first Cousin of George V, descended, as he was from German George, and unhappy Albert, the hard-working Saxon Elector. -The relaxed, navy-cut beard of the one, hysterical, bristling moustaches of the other……. The Expressionists were Rupert Brooke’s generation. Their hold on life was weaker than a baby’s. Their deaths, at whatever… Continue reading Schicksale der Expressionisten- Fates of the Expressionists by Michael Hoffmann

House of Exile by Evelyn Juers

Heinrick Mann and Nelly Kröger-Mann were in a constant state of hazardous exile after the rise of fascism inGermanyin 1933. He became like Zola, his favourite author, a socially committed novelist and political activist and fierce critic of militarism. He was convivial, having a wide circle of friends that contained many creative artists, playwrights, socialists.… Continue reading House of Exile by Evelyn Juers