Jans i Seghers was a German/East German author, writing from 1925 to 1965. The stories in this collection are of two varieties – realistic and very somber, and magical realism or mythic tales. Some of the first sort weren’t bad, but I really enjoyed those of the second sort. The title story is one of the second type. The narrator is traveling through a German village when gradually she begins to remember a field trip her class took here, years ago, before the war. As […]
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The Dead Girls' Class Trip: Selected Stories by Anna Seghers