By Jacob Rosenberg
This publication is a rendezvous of heritage and mind's eye and desires and of hopes and disenchantments. It unfolds in a succession of memories that weave jointly a shimmering tapestry depicting a misplaced global. The environment is Lodz, Poland, within the years among the author's adolescence and early adulthood, a interval overtaken by way of the cataclysmic occasions of the Thirties and early Forties. The narrative procedure offers a strong own testomony and displays the choice of a whole group to stay human within the face of its maximum peril, even on the final frontier of life.
East of Time got the 2006 New South Wales Premier's Award for the simplest e-book of Non-Fiction and used to be short-listed for the 2006 Australian Literary Society's Gold Medal and the South Australia Arts competition Award for Innovation in Literature.
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The door in the corner leads to the toilet and another one to Margot’s and my room. If you go up the stairs and open the door at the top, you’re surprised to see such a large, light and spacious room in an old canal-side house like this. It contains a stove (thanks to the fact that it used to be Mr. Kugler’s laboratory) and a sink. This will be the kitchen and bedroom of Mr. and Mrs. van Daan, as well as the general living room, dining room and study for us all. A tiny side room is to be Peter van Daan’s bedroom.
I was exhausted, and even though I knew it’d be my last night in my own bed, I fell asleep right away and didn’t wake up until Mother called me at five-thirty the next morning. Fortunately, it wasn’t as hot as Sunday; a warm rain fell throughout the day. The four of us were wrapped in so many layers of clothes it looked as if we were going off to spend the night in a refrigerator, and all that just so we could take more clothes with us. No Jew in our situation would dare leave the house with a suitcase full of clothes.
Father wants to start tutoring me then, but we have to buy all the books first. There’s little change in our lives here. Peter’s hair was washed today, but that’s nothing special. Mr. van Daan and I are always at loggerheads with each other. Mama always treats me like a baby, which I can’t stand. For the rest, things are going better. I don’t think Peter’s gotten any nicer. He’s an obnoxious boy who lies around on his bed all day, only rousing himself to do a little carpentry work before returning to his nap.