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Quattro verità sulla Germania

Quattro verità sulla Germania - Erich Kuby A very interesting collection of some articles, reviews and short essays published by the sharp minded German journalist during his career.

From post World War II Germany to the rise of Franz Joseph Strauss in Bavaria. From Western Germany in the 1950s shown in technicolor by the American magazine "Life" to an interesting analysis of the Nazi phenomenon seen as the result of an endemic national passiveness.

Kuby had a very pessimistic view of the German society rising once again from its ashes and eventually many things went better than his forecasts. Yet, I really appreciated his writing style and sublime unenchanted bitter irony.