The Very Rich Hours of Count Von Stauffenberg

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Overlook Press, 1980 - Fiction - 359 pages
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Called one of the most original talents in American fiction by The New York Times Book Review, Paul West is a continuously surprising and satisfying writer, whose oeuvre stands as one of the most important in American literature in recent decades. With these reissues, Overlook and Tusk continue its program of publishing the brilliantly lyrical fiction of Paul West.In The Universe, and Other Fictions, Paul West embraces galaxies and molecular events, creating singular fiction as combustible and astonishing as Creation itself. In The Very Rich Hours of Count von Stauffenberg, West weaves a brilliant tapestry of fact and imagination about the ill-fated attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. In the dark literary thriller, The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, West brilliantly recasts the Jack the Ripper story, drawing on up-to-date research and his own dazzling imagination to plumb the lower depths of Victorian England.

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User Review  - slickdpdx - LibraryThing

Beautiful, elegiac, brutal. Reading the second half of the book, which reveals the consequences of the failure of the plot to assassinate Hitler, is like being pounded to death with a velvet hammer. Read full review

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User Review  - LizzieD - LibraryThing

This is a very rich book with such lush, dense writing that this reader often sat bemused. The narrative moves from Claus von Stauffenberg's service in Africa where he was horribly wounded through his ... Read full review

Contents

Tunisia
3
An Hour Glass
21
Nux
71
Copyright

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A naturally gifted spiritual medium and healer, Paul has been listening to, writing and speaking the Voice For God (Holy Spirit) and Jesus for many years. He is a seasoned channeler and author and continues to apply the forgiveness principles of A Course in Miracles to his own life. You are encouraged to have an open mind and heart as you listen to the words which have come through him, as an offering of clarity and peace. Surrender to your divine guidance and allow yourself to be lifted up into illumination. We are all awakening together. After receiving the book, please consider returning to write a short review/rating - your feedback is very powerful in helping more people to develop trust, and is very much appreciated. Thank you. Visit us online at www.voiceforgod.net

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