THE TEN COMMANDMENTS by Armin-Ed. Robinson


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The literary elite of the European expatriates and Van Loon, Erskine and Bromfield have here contributed ten long short stories illustrating specifically the ten commandments, and more generally, the defilement of Christian and human morality by the Nazis. As stories -- they are uneven: often the parallels are vague: collectively, they serve a propagandist function, contemporary in scene and conflict. Among the writers are Thomas Mann, Undset, Franz Werfel, Bruno Frank, Jules Romains. The stories range from a classical portrayal of Moses and his conception of the invisible God to sages of resistance, demoralization, the immolation of German youth, betrayal, etc.

Pub Date: Nov. 6th, 1943
Publisher: Simon & Schuster