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The castle in the forest [electronic resource] : A Novel. Norman Mailer.

Mailer, Norman. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588365903 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2007.

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Summary, etc.: The final work of fiction from Norman Mailer, a defining voice of the postwar era, is also one of his most ambitious, taking as its subject the evil of Adolf Hitler. The narrator, a mysterious SS man in possession of extraordinary secrets, follows Adolf from birth through adolescence and offers revealing portraits of Hitler's parents and siblings. A crucial reflection on the shadows that eclipsed the twentieth century, Mailer's novel delivers myriad twists and surprises along with characteristically astonishing insights into the struggle between good and evil that exists in us all. Praise for The Castle in the Forest "This remarkable novel about the young Adolf Hitler, his family and their shifting circumstances, is Mailer's most perfect apprehension of the absolutely alien. . . . Mailer doesn't inhabit these historical figures so much as possess them."--The New York Times Book Review "Terrifically creepy ....
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1647 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2256 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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