The Long Voyage is Jorge Semprún’s devastatingly honest and La trama central narra el viaje de varios días en tren desde Francia hasta el campo de. : El Largo Viaje (Spanish Edition): Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access. El Largo Viaje /Witnesses To War (Spanish Edition) by Jorge Semprun. our price , Save Rs. 0. Buy El Largo Viaje /Witnesses To War (Spanish Edition).

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The hell which Jorge went through and the genocide that he beheld were deeply painful.

International postage and import smprun paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. The urine soaked shirts held out into the black of night to cool so compresses could be applied to fainted bodies.

But one couldn’t expe I’ve just reread this book in the original version Frenchand at the second read it was even more impressive. The scene that has devastated me the most was when the children were set loose just to be hunted down and killed by Nazi soldiers. See sl seller’s listing for full details.

No corpse of the German army will ever weight as much as the smoke of one of my dead companions. The author inserts many philosophical ideas. Comics And General Novels. The narrative weaves back and forth between his pre-war life, the trip to Buchenwald and his liberation and “repatriation” to France. Quotes from The Long Voyage. If it were Shakespeare, we have: As I was reading this, I initially had to force myself to continue.

At the time he was twenty years old and captured as a member of the French resistance organization. Acknowledging that, a sensual inventory of the Shoah becomes an imperative. The warning of this book is against wars. And these people, who are hurtling towards their death, would like to live, at least a little bit longer, thanks very much. Pick Of The Day. Still, ”Le grand voyage” remains one of the best books I’ve read, also because of the writing style.


Nov 19, Eugene rated it it was amazing.

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The Long Voyage by Jorge Semprún

Lina rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Although he is jammed into the cat The Long Voyageby Jorge Semprun can be read as an autobiographical narrative,of primarily psychological interest, but with historical, philosophical dimensions that make it particularly interesting text. Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and esmprun a postage method to your location. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

La casa de Bernarda Alba: Feb 05, Kaziwa Salih added it. Skip to main content. I have read many novels about the Holocaust, and of course each of them are different, and certainly each of them has moved me, but this is the first time that I have encountered a narrative voice that truly spoke to me.

Dec 03, Lysergius rated it liked it Shelves: And that is what I got from The Long Voyage, a sense that here is an author who felt it important sepmrun to shy away from reality.

Gasping for breath in a cattle truck occupied by other men, a young Spaniard captured fighting with the French Resistance demprun off the days and nights as the train rolls slowly but inexorably toward Buchenwald.

One of the best books I accidentally found. I think the world might jorve a slightly better place if everyone had read something like this and knew about the horrors of that time. Jun 20, Jonfaith rated uorge it was amazing Shelves: E-Gift Couponclick here. Although he is jammed into the cattle truck with over hundred other prisoners squeezed up against each other.


Given a minute head start. Published March 29th by Harry N. The voyage itself, a train journey, is the framework around which this astonishing narrative is constructed, as the author moves back through memory to times past and times future, always returning to a times present, a cattle truck packed full of men, I confess I had never heard of Jorge Semprun, a prominent Spanish writer, politician and former government minister, until I picked up The Long Voyage Le grand voyagean autobiographical novel based upon his experiences in the Second World War.

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Take a look at our Returning an item help page for more details. On the other hand, it’s a first-hand account of a concentration-camp survivor, which makes this book important.

You become accustomed to the bizarre, the grotesque, the appalling, such that a sudden revealing jorgf the existence of, or a confrontation with, the normal is a kind of spiritual shock. The item you’ve selected wasn’t added to your basket. After the death of Franco and change to a democratic government, he served as Culture Minister of Spain from to Monday to Saturday 9.

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Aug 13, Stephan rated it liked it. In Spite of his confinement and the darkness around him, his memory of the event is incredibly detailed.

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