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Book Information: Silent Close No. 6

Silent Close No. 6 (1991) [Novel]
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The anti-heroine of Silent Close No. 6 is Rosalind Polkowski, a disaffected journalist who is hired by a retired East German high official to transcribe his memoirs. He lives in a relatively splendid isolation from the society he once governed, at Number Six Silent Close, a compound for members of the Communist nomenclatura. His life on behalf of the party is filtered through the critical consciousness of the woman who is his captive audience and scribe.

This subtle reassessment of Communist rule across eastern Europe is especially timely. It has been well-received in the new Germany, where it won the prestigious Heinrich von Kleist Prize in 1992.

Original title: Stille Zeile Sechs
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Silent Close No. 6

Silent Close No. 6 (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: David Newton Marinelli
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Manifested in:

Silent Close No. 6 (April 1993)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Columbia, LA
Publisher: Readers International
ISBN: 0930523946
Dimensions: 4.9 x 7.8 x 0.4
Pages: 184

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