By Rebecca Cantrell
Journalist Hannah Vogel has vowed to by no means back set foot in her place of birth of Germany whereas the Nazis are nonetheless in strength. She has stable cause: 3 years in the past in 1931, she abducted her "son," Anton, from the guy claiming to be his father--Ernst Rohm, head of the Nazis' SA. a strong guy to not be trifled with, Hannah is familiar with that Rohm won't ever cease trying to find them.
Hannah is requested to put in writing a few zeppelin trip from South the US to Switzerland, yet Switzerland seems to be too shut. The zeppelin is diverted to Munich, the place Hannah and Anton are abducted and, to Hannah's horror, separated.
It's unfortunate timing for Rohm, even if. Hitler has ordered the execution of Rohm and 1000's of his hurricane soldiers and is decided to wipe out any last lines of his identify. The evening of the lengthy Knives has begun.
When Rohm is killed sooner than Hannah can make sure Anton's whereabouts, she desperately enlists all of her last assets and neighbors to find Anton sooner than the Nazis do. And the Gestapo is final in…
Thrilling and robust, an evening of lengthy Knives breathtakingly recreates a shattered and betrayed urban because it plunges into darkness.
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44 43. Ibid. 44. For the so-called Ninus Romance, see Sandy (n. 40 above), pp. 803-8, with bibliography. On Joseph and Asenath, see Stephanie West, (Footnote continued on next page) Page 22 But there can be no denying that the explosion of fiction in the Roman empire represents something quite new. It is a part of the history of that time, in all probability not an insignificant part. Although it is hard to discover why it arose and what were the sources of its popularity and diffusion, it is not so difficult to see when it all began.
He was a man who shared the lunatic imagination of a Lucillius or a Petronius and combined it with the rich fantasy of the author of the work ascribed to Dictys of Crete. He told lies as easily as he breathed, he adored the paradoxical and the miraculous, and he saw Homer as an arch-rival. In the whole history of imperial fiction there is no personality who combines so fully the talents of deadpan mendacity, Homeric revisionism, and extravagant narration. The Quail is truly an embodiment of fiction, and yetfor good or ill he inhabited and undeniably reflected the real world.
Momigliano, "The Rhetoric of History and the History of Rhetoric: On Hayden White's Tropes," Comparative Criticism: A Year Book, vol. 3, ed. E. S. Shaffer (1981), pp. 259-68, reprinted in Settimo contributo alla storia degli studi classici e del mondo antico (1984), pp. 49-59. Page 13 past was a serious business for many of the ancients, and for us the enormous increase in fictional production of all kinds during the Roman empire poses major questions of historical interpretation. There was as much truth or falsehood in fiction as in history itself.