Magdaléna Platzová

Aaron's Leap

Trans. Barbora Faure
Le Saut d'Aaron
Le Saut d'Aaron
Agullo Editions, 2021, 256 pp
Language: French
Genre: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9782382460016
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In a Europe torn by war and revolution, Berta Altmann comes of age as a gifted artist and independent woman. Her search for freedom leads her from Vienna to the Bauhaus school, Weimar Berlin, and Prague. As she encounters the celebrated artists of her time, she engages in aesthetic and ideological battles that will prove to have life-and-death consequences. Based on the real-life story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis who taught art to children in the Nazi transport camp of Terezín and died in Auschwitz, Aaron’s Leap is framed by the lens of a 21st-century Israeli film crew that unknowingly unleashes the haunting force of buried history.

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Aaronův skok

Other selected published translations (2)

Aarons Sprung German

Aaron's Leap English

Language: French
Title: Le Saut d'Aaron
Publisher: Agullo Editions
Year: 2021
Pages: 256
Genre: Literary fiction
Foreign rights
Dilia
Grants