Book Review: ‘The Artificial Silk Girl’ – Irmgard Keun

Translated by Kathie von Ankum from the German original, this short novel should be deemed a masterpiece in 20th century literature. However, due to Nazi censorship it was sadly almost forgotten about. A revival of the novel came about at the turn of the century, and after reading it I can understand why. This is novel full… Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Artificial Silk Girl’ – Irmgard Keun

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