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Dance of Genghis Cohn, The by Romain Gary - Paperback - First edition thus - 1969 - from Endless Shores Books and Biblio.com

Dance of Genghis Cohn, The

by Romain Gary

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Signet, 1969. First edition thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good +. The Dance of Genghis Cohn, published in French as La Danse de Genghis Cohn in 1967 and in English translation in 1968, is at once a detective novel and an extended essay on the challenges Romain Gary believed the Holocaust posed for European civilization. A satirical treatment of the reluctance of postwar Germany to remember or draw lessons from the Holocaust, Genghis Cohn uses a police investigation as the occasion for a "psychological examination" of German culture. In a small German town an inquiry into serial murder leads the local police into "the Forest of Geist " (Spirit) in pursuit of the beautiful Baroness Lily Von Pritwitz and her accomplice, symbols of "Germany's" murderous past.






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