Jonathan Steinberg: Kessler’s Diaries, 23 May 2013
Show More Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 edited and translated by Laird Easton.
Knopf, 924 pp., £30, December 2011, 978 0 307 26582 1Show More
“... pages of text and back matter. (Volume I, the volume Kessler wrote in English, has yet to appear.) Laird Easton, who published a biography of Kessler in 2006, has worked with the Deutsches Archiv and made a single-volume selection of entries from 1880 to 1918. Since he had access to the English originals of the early diaries, this new volume is the only ...”