Monday, 11th December 2023

‘The Hunger Angel’ by Herta Müller

Müller tells the story of a 17-year-old Romanian-born German forced to toil away in a Soviet labor camp to atone for Nazi crimes. Her language is so beautiful it hurts, while bringing readers to their emotional limits.

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Herta Müller was persecuted by Romania's communist-era secret police because she dared to write what the authorities didn't want written. She left the country in 1987 and was awarded the Literature Nobel Prize in 2009.