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Magda

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Irish Times Books Of The Year 2013Observer Books Of The Year 2013Guardian Readers' Books Of The Year 2013Short Listed For Guardian's Not The Booker Prize 2013Unloved sons turn their aggression on the outside world. Unloved daughters destroy the people they love, and then themselves.In this daring portrayal of Magda Goebbels - wife of Hitler's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels - Meike Ziervogel unveils an historical tale of abusive mother and daughter relationships that reaches a terrifying conclusion in the last days of Nazi Germany.Magda is born at the beginning of the 20th century, the illegitimate child of a maidservant who feels burdened with a daughter she does not want. The girl grows up to become an ambitious woman, desperate for love and recognition. When Magda meets Joseph Goebbels, he appears to answer all her needs, and together they have six children. Towards the end of the Second World War, Magda has become physically and emotionally sick. As she takes her children into the Fhrer's bunker, her eldest daughter Helga experiences an overwhelming sense of foreboding.

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Author(s):
Ziervogel Meike
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1907773401
ISBN-13:
9781907773402
Number of pages:
113
Publisher:
Salt 2013
Title:
Magda

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Irish Times Books Of The Year 2013Observer Books Of The Year 2013Guardian Readers' Books Of The Year 2013Short Listed For Guardian's Not The Booker Prize 2013Unloved sons turn their aggression on the outside world. Unloved daughters destroy the people they love, and then themselves.In this daring portrayal of Magda Goebbels - wife of Hitler's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels - Meike Ziervogel unveils an historical tale of abusive mother and daughter relationships that reaches a terrifying conclusion in the last days of Nazi Germany.Magda is born at the beginning of the 20th century, the illegitimate child of a maidservant who feels burdened with a daughter she does not want. The girl grows up to become an ambitious woman, desperate for love and recognition. When Magda meets Joseph Goebbels, he appears to answer all her needs, and together they have six children. Towards the end of the Second World War, Magda has become physically and emotionally sick. As she takes her children into the Fhrer's bunker, her eldest daughter Helga experiences an overwhelming sense of foreboding.

Author(s):
Ziervogel Meike
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1907773401
ISBN-13:
9781907773402
Number of pages:
113
Publisher:
Salt 2013
Title:
Magda

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