Ingeborg Lauterstein knew both the safety and danger she describes in her . Her second historical novel Vienna Girl, originally published by Norton, is the sequel to The Watercastle.
Ingeborg Lauterstein knew both the safety and danger she describes in her novels. From the cozy complexity of her early childhood Vienna, jokes in the wine gardens, grand family gatherings, nostalgia for the good old days of imperial rule under Kaiser Franz Josef, luxuriant feasts, music and dance, to the trauma of the annexation and war, and loneliness and hiding under beds in the dark. Edward Butcher, Newsday.
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Reyna is charming, endearing, as well as infuriating, and these qualities mark her progress through adolescence. But too often the novel, like its mistress, lacks dramatic center and tension. Lauterstein wrote The Water Castle.
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VIENNA GIRL By Ingeborg Lauterstein. Many books have been written about World War II and its aftermath, and most dwell on the ''grim and awful,'' according to Ingeborg Lauterstein. 383 pp. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 'This theme of the Hitler era has been made very banal by a constant dwelling on atrocities,'' Mrs. Lauterstein said in a telephone interview from her home in Rockport, Mass. 'I did the opposite and dwelt on the sweetness of life. This is not to say that she glosses over the devastating aspects of the period.
In the author's splendidly phantasmagorial The Water Tower, the Nazi occupation of Vienna was absorbed, in. .In this sequel, the adolescent, at the war's end in Vienna.
In the author's splendidly phantasmagorial The Water Tower, the Nazi occupation of Vienna was absorbed, in a fairy tale dimension (""glitter and treasure and cruel magic powers""), by a nine-year-old girl. is beleaguered by enigmas of the past trailing clues into the present, and she attempts-afire with her own untried passions-to find her way through mirror mazes of deceit and masquerade, as Nazi-era dragons, witches and princes turn ordinary-and, above all, blameless.
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Ingeborg Lauterstein - the complete book list. Vienna Girl, a story of young hope during a time of despair is a unique family novel, an experience on many different levels, and rich in contrasting flavors as a Viennese feast. Vienna Girl, a story of young hope during a time of despair is a unique family novel, an experience on many different levels, and rich in contrasting flavors as a Viennese feast Watercastle.