At the Wolf's Table

At the Wolf s Table The internationally bestselling novel based on the untold true story of the women conscripted to be Hitler s food tasters They called it the Wolfsschanze the Wolf s Lair Wolf was his nickname As

  • Title: At the Wolf's Table
  • Author: Rosella Postorino
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The internationally bestselling novel based on the untold true story of the women conscripted to be Hitler s food tasters They called it the Wolfsschanze, the Wolf s Lair Wolf was his nickname As hapless as Little Red Riding Hood, I had ended up in his belly A legion of hunters was out looking for him, and to get him in their grips they would gladly slay me as well The internationally bestselling novel based on the untold true story of the women conscripted to be Hitler s food tasters They called it the Wolfsschanze, the Wolf s Lair Wolf was his nickname As hapless as Little Red Riding Hood, I had ended up in his belly A legion of hunters was out looking for him, and to get him in their grips they would gladly slay me as well Germany, 1943 Twenty six year old Rosa Sauer s parents are gone, and her husband Gregor is far away, fighting on the front lines of WWII Impoverished and alone, she makes the fateful decision to leave war torn Berlin to live with her in laws in the countryside, thinking she ll find refuge there But one morning, the SS come to tell her she has been conscripted to be one of Hitler s tasters three times a day, she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf s Lair, to eat his meals before he does Forced to eat what might kill them, the tasters begin to divide into The Fanatics, those loyal to Hitler, and the women like Rosa who insist they aren t Nazis, even as they risk their lives every day for Hitler s.As secrets and resentments grow, this unlikely sisterhood reaches its own dramatic climax What s , one of Rosa s SS guards has become dangerously familiar, and the war is worsening outside As the months pass, it becomes increasingly clear that Rosa and everyone she knows are on the wrong side of history Get A Copy

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    • Thank you to Flatiron Books for mailing me the advance copy of At The Wolf s Table by the international best selling author Rosella Postorino This book was selling like hot cakes in Italy when it was first released and soon Postorino was one of five nominees for the literature Campiello Prize THIS BOOK WILL BE RELEASED IN STORES IN THE U.S in January 2019 Rosella is also an editor She speaks Italian, French, German, and English This is her first novel translated into English This is Thank you to [...]


    • Fear comes to me three times a day, always without knocking It sits beside me and if I stand up it follows me, by now it s practically a constant companion. World War II Death could arrive at any moment, particularly when your city is being targeted by enemy bombers In a way, a sudden violent end becomes the expectation One to be avoided if at all possible, of course Rosa Sauer flees the Allied bombing of Berlin in Autumn 1943 Though married, her husband had joined the army She goes t


    • Lo sfondo quello della seconda guerra mondiale L ambientazione quella della Germania Nazista La produzione letteraria basata su queste coordinate sconfinata ma la Postorino riuscita furbescamente a darne una nuova chiave di lettura grazie all adozione di un punto di vista inedito quello delle assaggiatrici di Hitler, un gruppo di donne assoldate con il compito di mangiare per prime i pasti destinati al Fuhrer e quindi evitargli, in caso di avvelenamento, morte certa Un sacrificio m Lo sfondo que [...]


    • Ci stavo girando attorno da un po , a questo libro Da un lato mi attirava l argomento titolo e sinossi acchiapponi, a posteriori avrebbe potuto essere ambientato in Corea del Nord, e loro essere le Assaggiatri di Kim, il contesto nazista, Hitler, etc non fanno realmente parte della storia , dall altro essendo l autrice italiana e avendo io un fortissimo pregiudizio sugli autori italiani non ero convintissima La lettura dell ottimo La scomparsa di Josef Mengele mi ci ha portato per cont Ci stavo [...]


    • Abbandonato a pag.60 perch il plagio del discorso di Kundera sulla merda e Dio vedi L insostenibile mi ha definitivamente irritato.Che dire Sciatto, inqualificabile.Eppur premiato Bah.Completo il giudizio, dopo avere letto altre parti del libro Questo un romanzo furbetto e artefatto sia per la banalizzazione del contenuto, ridotto a feuilleton, sia per la banalit dello stile del resto contenuto e stile sono l indivisibile connubio che identifica chi scrive come capace o incapace Abbandonato a pa [...]


    • Un autrice che non conoscevo un titolo che ha stimolato la mia curiosit Una storia che attinge a piene mani dalla realt stessa Le assaggiatrice, di fatti, sono esistite ed erano precisamente donne che furono reclutate ovviamente senza possibilit di rifiutare per consumare i pasti destinati al Fuhrer Tutto ebbe inizio nell autunno del 43, nella Prussia orientale dove nascosto dalla foresta c era un quartiere generale chiamato Wolfsschanze la tana del lupo La paranoia che gli inglesi Un autrice ch [...]


    • Ho letto questo romanzo della Postorino perch scelto nel gruppo di lettura del mio paese, quindi non stata una mia spontanea scelta averlo fra le mani L autrice ci narra le vicende di una ragazza, Rosa, che stata scelta come assaggiatrice di Hitler praticamente erano un gruppo di donne che dovevano assaggiare tutto il cibo destinato al dittatore tedesco per evitare che venisse avvelenato, quindi queste donne rischiavano di morire ogni volta che aprivano bocca in poche parole Durante la n Ho lett [...]


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