|Story of the Last Thought, the (1989) [Novel]|
by Edgar Hilsenrath
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(IBList user synopsis):
Novel about the Armenian genocide. Told through the dying thoughts of Thovma Khatisian, the last survivor of his family, as he relives the sufferings of the Armenian people. The narritive is orchestrated by a meddah, an oriental storyteller, who mixes legends with sober facts to memorialize the dead and cry out against forgetting.
Original title: Das Märchen vom letzten Gedanken
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics