The Red Castle women by Margaret Widdemer

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Statementby Margaret Widdemer.
The Physical Object
Pagination(7),273p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14974855M
ISBN 100257650628
OCLC/WorldCa59794852

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The Women in the Castle, the new novel by Jessica Shattuck, tells the story of three women, and their children, who take refuge in the ruins of a Bavarian castle. Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined—an affecting, shocking, and ultimately redemptive novel from the author of the New York Times Notable Book The H/5(K).

The Women in the Castle is told in four parts, with a prologue at the start. Within each part are multiple chapters, thirty-eight in total. Each chapter is told from the third person but with the perspective of a different character including Marianne, Benita, Ania, Martin, and in one case Clotilde.

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Most of those books, if not all, focus on victims of the fascists or on those opposing them. In a daring move, Shattuck takes as her viewpoint the Germans themselves — those who are left standing (barely) after the fall of Berlin.

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