The Paris Diaries, 1941-1944

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Title:The Paris Diaries, 1941-1944
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ISBN:9780374229887
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  • Willy Marz Thiessam

    A German Officer in Occupied Paris by Ernest Junger, is not a pleasant book to read despite all the wonderful art and philosophy.. However I highly suggest anyone who wants to understand the war and w...

  • Michelle Mock

    *I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. That being said I will emphasize that my opinions and my review are always honest and always my ...

  • Julia Simpson-Urrutia

    Junger was a well-known German author and officer during World War II who "met intellectuals and artists across the political spectrum" while living in occupied Paris. As such, he can be considered pa...

  • Iron Mike

    So well written from an author so well read. I loved his nickname for Hitler (Kniebolo). And for his brothers and even his wife (Perpetua). Lots of reading of Leon Bloy, must look him up. And of cours...

  • Niklas Pivic

    From the foreword, by Elliot Neaman:"As the Nazis began their final ascent to power after winning 107 seats in the Reichstag in the elections of September 1930, Jünger distanced himself from the part...

  • Evan

    [Placeholder until I actually acquire and read this:]I wanted to comment on Hadrian's review of this, but he seems to have his messages set on block mode, and I can't comment on his review since I onl...

  • Patrick

    I just don’t like this guy....

  • George Siehl

    As the list of shelves appropriate for this book indicates, it touches upon many topics. The read is rewarding, although in turn challenging, frustratingly brief at times, and insightful.The author, E...

  • Jakob

    A genuinely independent mind, Jünger combines a sort of cosmic optimism with acute observations about the (mis-)fortunes of war and the political situation in Nazi Germany. This extremely rich diary ...

  • Alan

    Reading these journal you are first struck by the absence of any sense that a war is happening, Junger spends his time wandering the streets of Paris in search of books, art, beetles, artists, philoso...