Michael Hofmann, 30 January 1992
Show More Scenes from a Disturbed Childhood by Adam Czerniawski.
Serpent’s Tail, 167 pp., £9.99, October 1991, 1 85242 241 6Show More
Crossing: The Discovery of Two Islands by Jakov Lind.
Methuen, 222 pp., £14.99, November 1991, 0 413 17640 1Show More
The Unheeded Warning 1918-1933 by Manes Sperber, translated by Harry Zohn.
Holmes & Meier, 216 pp., £17.95, December 1991, 0 8419 1032 4Show More
“... persons. In terms of anno domini, they might make up a single, almost seamless life: childhood (Czerniawski), youth (Sperber) and manhood (Lind). But such a life would be a monster of contradiction. Two of the authors write in their acquired language, English, and one has been translated from German; two are individualists, one is a subscriber to causes, a ...”