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[BOOKS] ✮ Blumen in Schnee By Gregor von Rezzori – Stroyki.pro Gregor von Rezzori was born in Czernowitz a one time provincial capital of the Austro Hungarian Empire that was later to be absorbed successively into Romania the USSR and the Ukraine—a town that waGregor von Rezzori was born in Czernowitz a one time provincial capital of the Austro Hungarian Empire that was later to be absorbed successively into Romania the USSR and the Ukraine—a town that was everywhere and nowhere with a population of astonishing diversity Growing up after World War I and the collapse of the empire Rezzori lived in a twilit world suspended between the formalities of the old nineteenth centur.

Y order which had shaped his aristocratic parents and the innovations uncertainties and raw terror of the new century The haunted atmosphere of this dying world is beautifully rendered in the pages of The Snows of Yesteryear The book is a series of portraits—amused fond sometimes appalling—of Rezzori’s family his hysterical and histrionic mother disappointed by marriage destructively obsessed with her children’.

blumen free schnee pdf Blumen in pdf Blumen in Schnee KindleY order which had shaped his aristocratic parents and the innovations uncertainties and raw terror of the new century The haunted atmosphere of this dying world is beautifully rendered in the pages of The Snows of Yesteryear The book is a series of portraits—amused fond sometimes appalling—of Rezzori’s family his hysterical and histrionic mother disappointed by marriage destructively obsessed with her children’.

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PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or Gregor von Rezzori was born in 1914 in Chernivtsi in the Bukovina then part of the Austro Hungarian Empire and now part of Ukraine In an extraordinarily peripatetic life von Rezzori was succesively an Austro Hungarian Romanian and Soviet citizen and then following a period of being stateless an Austrian citizen The great theme of his work was the multi ethnic multi lingual world in which he

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  1. Steven Godin Steven Godin says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleUsing an elegantly lyrical and allusive prose Gregor von Rezzori has written a memorable autobiography focusing on the five people that helped shape and mould his life growing up into the Austro Hungarian aristocratic class before seeing his family reduced to nomadic refugees by WW I He and his family became Romanian and Soviet citizens and following a period of being stateless Austrains Despite his parents' marital break up and the occupation of his native duchy Bukovina by Romania in 1919 and by Russia in 1940 his family lived under the illusion of pseudo feudal grandeur In this intense group portrait the author opens his heart on the good and the bad moments during a period of great change in Europe His overprotective proud mother a woman of lifelong rancor was a mismatch for his cheerful voluble father an architect and big hunting enthusiast set in his rigid ways and pathological prejudices Cassandra his nanny a pe


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    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleBeginning a book is like entering someone's house for the first time You might feel a little uncomfortable and unsure about your host; your initial apprehension may develop into a sense of ease and reassurance or barely across the threshold you might feel that you are about to have a experience you will savour with someone whose every word and action is beguiling I was half way through the prelude to the first chapter of'The Snows of Yesteryear' when I felt completely beguiled That feeling of being in the company of someone who not only had an engaging story to tell but who could tell it with vivid details and astounding insight using fully ripened language was there from the beginning and never let up until at the point of departure


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    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleAbout 2 years ago I read Gregor von Rezzori’s novel “Memoirs of an Anti Semite” and in my review wondered aloud about how much was fiction and how much was autobiography It was partly to find out that I read this book In answer to my uestion it seems antisemitism was a characteristic of the author’s father rather than the author himselfThis is an unusual and at times very moving autobiography structured around 5 people who played a formative part in the author’s childhood Each get


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    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleEssentially this book is a series of portraits of Rezzori's family and two most intimate nursesgovernesses and their


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    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleI try to never say Proustian in a review because it really means hey I've read Proust which is a laudable achievement worthy of public proclamation but a generally vague and misleading element in a literary review Rezzori's Snows is a look back look for and look out for what are memories are and what we let them do to us that's Proust like His languageprose is remarkably erudite and complex but never desultory that's Proust like too Rezzori draws with words makes music with words and contemplates how words construct thoughts again much like the work of Proust But where Rezzori is uniue is that he never is reduced to neurotic coiled reflection that seems largely onanistic that is very un Proust like Rezzori has an amazing insight to the formation of human characteristics and social


  6. Diane Barnes Diane Barnes says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleThis memoir gives us Rezzori's childhood through his descriptions of 5 people His mother a crazy neurotic woman who never really grew up; his father a Trump like bigoted narcissist who thought of nothing but his own needs; his sister 4 years older a very self assured person who died at the age of 22 and his two most important influences; Cassandra a peasant woman who cared for him as a very young child and Bunchy a teachergoverness who came into their lives at just the right time His love for these two women shines on every page His family not so much This all took place between t


  7. Eddie Watkins Eddie Watkins says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleEvery time there was a mention of the relatively contemporary world ie late 20th century I was knocked out of my reading reverie and made to realize this was actually published in 1989 The writing the sensibility the everything about it is so cultured and refined and smart and of a piece with what I guess is late modernism that it seemed Rezzori must have been a contemporary of Musil This is certainly not a complaint as the writing is so graceful and elegant but also honest and sensual and stunningly visual


  8. Nathanimal Nathanimal says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleI love the extravagant dreamy cocktail of Mitteleuropa This giant clash recombination alchemy of many peoples cultures classes all sloshed together in the first half of the 20th Century when so much was going on If this interests you try The Island of Second Sight too It's culture like a Picasso painting exactly what the Blood Soil types were so afraid of a culture with lots of stark contrasts and sharp edges endless opportunities for danger and conflict but also for discovery and novelty It's why I've always wanted to live in a city to be confronted with many things that aren't like me at allWhat I'd give to sit down with Rezzori over a nice long multi course dinner Did you see the film Grand Budapest Hotel where the narr


  9. Lorenzo Berardi Lorenzo Berardi says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleThere are plenty of good books which you gulp down and then forget And there are those rare excellent books which are made and meant to stay so that you choose to take your time to read them 'The Snows of Yesteryear' belongs to the latterI'm not an avid reader of self biographies but I'm always glad to read one of them when the name of the writer justifies it which is to say when the author did something in literature ok I reckon how 'Open' by Andre Agassi doesn't uite belong hereNow 'Speak Memory' by Vladimir Nabokov and Witold Gombrowicz's 'Polish Memories' are both superb books On the same subject I've reasons to believe that I will enjoy those three self biographic volumes by Can


  10. James James says:

    PDF/EPUB stroyki.pro ´ Blumen in Schnee Epub ¼ Blumen in PDF/EPUB or blumen free, schnee pdf, Blumen in pdf, Blumen in Schnee KindleAmong the many memoirs I have read this is one of the most beautiful and meaningful Gregor Von Rezzori has uncanny ability to create beautiful metaphors that convey a sense of both place and history It is this that sets his memoir apart from the others The memoir is subtitled portraits for an autobiography Thus Von Rezzori structures the memoir around the members of his family with chapters titled simply The Mother The Father and The Sister These are his portraits and it is only when he wrote two chapters about people close to hi


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