Jan Petersen

Jan Petersen was a Communist. He led a resistance group of German anti-fascist writers between 1933 and 1935. He emigrated to Switzerland, France and then England during the late thirties and was deprived of German citizenship by the Nazis. He returned to East Germany after the war and was awarded a number of literary prizes.

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Books by Jan Petersen

If ever a book had an unusual genesis ... It belongs to that hybrid category 'faction', but the choice wasn't a literary contrivance, it was dictated by life-threatening circumstances. In ...

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