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A Light, Shining in Darkness

A Light, Shining in Darkness Alexandra Popoff, Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2019, pp. ix-xi + pp. 1-326 + notes, photos, bibliography, index, ISBN 978-0-300-22278-4, reviewed by Frank Ellis I begin with … Continue reading

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Night Moves

Night Moves Die Zauberflöte, singspiel in two acts; music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Leo Hussain, 6th revival of director David McVicar’s 2003 production, revival director Bárbara Lluch, Royal … Continue reading

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Selective Amnesia

  Selective Amnesia FRANK ELLIS reviews the latest biography of Hitler Volker Ullrich, Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939 (Adolf Hitler – Biographie. Band 1: Die Jahre des Aufstiegs 1889-1939, S. Fischer Verlag, 2013), translated by Jefferson Chase, The Bodley Head, London, 2016, … Continue reading

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Titanomachia Frank Ellis reviews an updated account of an epic struggle David M. Glantz and Jonathan M. House, When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler, Revised and Expanded edition, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2015, Appendices, Index, … Continue reading

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Hitler’s Architect

Hitler’s Architect Stoddard Martin reviews a new biography of Albert Speer In the rogue’s gallery of National Socialism, good boy Albert Speer usually gets short shrift. As a rogue, he seems on the surface deficient – none of the public … Continue reading

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“Me too” history

“Me too” history FRANK ELLIS finds that the best that can be said about a new biography of Hitler is that it adds nothing to our understanding Hitler: A Short Biography A. N. Wilson, Harper Press, London, 2012, pp.190, Notes, Bibliography … Continue reading

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