12-27-2013 11:11 AM
Its title "Der jüngste Tag. Novellen aus dem Krieg" translates as "Judgment Day. Novellas from the War"; interestingly, the interior title page has the subtitle as "Novellen aus unserem Krieg", i.e. "Novellas from our War". The war in question is surely WWI.
The titles of the novellas as per the table of contents translate as:
- Judgment Day (pg. 5)
- The Ring (pg. 13)
- The Friend (pg. 33)
- Legends from East Prussia (pg. 43), being:
- The Husbands (pg. 45)- In the Blue Angel (pg. 59)
- The Patron Saint (pg. 48)
- The strange Child (pg. 52)
Quite successful in his day, Kurt Münzer (1879 - 1944) was a Jewish author who had emigrated to Switzerland in 1933 after the Nazis' seizure of power.
See: Kurt Münzer (German language)
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