Diary of a Man in Despair: A Masterpiece About the Comprehension of Evil

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Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen, a Prussian aristocrat, began a secret diary in May 1936, which describes how a psychosis enveloped an entire society, enabling Hitler's rise to power, and the Nazi regime. His insider observations are set down with passion, outrage and almost unbearable sadness. This diary begins with the death of the corrupted Spengler ("Decline of the West"), describes personal encounters with Hitler (he considers shooting the Fuhrer) and abruptly stops when the diarist, at the depth of his despair, is arrested ...

Diary of a Man in Despair: A Masterpiece about the Comprehension of Evil 2001, Gerald Duckworth & Company, London

ISBN-13: 9780715630006

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Diary of a Man in Despair: A Masterpiece About the Comprehension of Evil 2001, Duck Editions, London

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