: Tempestades De Acero (Spanish Edition) () by Ernst Junger and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books. Tempestades de acero by Ernst Jünger, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Buy Tempestades de acero 1ª ed., 1ª imp. by Ernst Jünger (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.
|Published (Last):||28 July 2004|
|PDF File Size:||17.35 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||5.88 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. View all 11 comments. He entered the war an ardent nationalist and patriot, and came out no less so.
This incident, like all our other encounters with the Britishers, renst us pleasantly impressed by their bravery and manliness. The chapter titled “Guillemont” is a nice snapshot of the war. Plainly declarative, there is no unnecessary coloration, no prolixity, no subtext, little in the way of moral judgement.
A few of the more affecting passages and observations follow: Air power is unremarkable, and not idolized, as we hear in some accounts. View all 14 comments. The surprise is so complete, juunger “fog of war” so dense, that, without a melee, Junger’s men junber them all.
Storm of Steel by Ernst Jünger
By comparison his writing is highly stylized, like a Byzantine mosaic or Homeric verse. But it is so seductive, and exquisitely wielded by those in power to control and trick us into blindly following and serving their narrow interests no matter the ultimate costs. Michael Hofmann is a top translator of course loved his The Radetzky March.
Prisoners fe usually treated humanely, and often troops did not fire on stretcher bearers from the other side. Discussion for Storm of Steel. Then you hurled your own bomb, and leaped forward. Return to Book Page. Not very interesting, eh? And the many difficult decisions that follow that cost the life’s and save life’s of his fellow soldiers.
Tempesatdes all 21 comments. Compare that to my recent brush with Crest white strips, which made my teeth hurt so much after only a few minutes that I had to take three Aleve and go to bed.
But he also describes the scenes of soldiers preparing for battle as though they were “some terrible, silent ceremonial that portends human sacrifice.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: With the profits of the bestselling Storm of Steel he bought a rural retreat and pursued entomological researches he was fond of armored beetles.
Tempestades de Acero (Spanish Edition): Ernst JÃ¼nger: : Books
I chewed my pipe and tried to talk myself tempeatades feeling brave It’s men like that that you need for fighting” p. Once you begin listening, you cannot top. His respect for the enemy is remarkable and his impressions of near-death moments, when he thought that death was finally upon him and felt something like lightness and happiness and harmony with the world, noticed how all the pebbles on the ground around him were perfectly and intricately patterned, are reassuring somehow.
I’m sure his colleagues and underlings were somewhat chagrined to find Junger did not mind calling them by name, as ve the case of this unfortunate fellow: Imagine everything devastated, every church steeple razed so not to help enemy artillery set its sights, every old tree shattered, little girls in pools of their own blood laid out on the front steps of well-to-do houses, rats everywhere, and the air more or less at all times alive with deadly projectiles.
Aug 15, Sylvia rated it liked it Shelves: Vivid descriptions of combat make you feel as though you are there. Admittedly, this is more true of the first half than the second, which becomes quite thrilling. It also represents an utterly obsolete means of statecraft. Storms of Steel is just as fractured as “Speedboat,” with just as many fleeting human encounters but this is differentiated of course by the ever-present possibility of a bullet in the eye, shrapnel severing an essential artery, excessive inhalation of chlorine gas, on and on.
Share your thoughts with other customers. In the afternoons, the village was under bombardment from all sorts of weapons and calibers.
The Nazi’s temestades the second or third version in high esteem, although Junger apparently didn’t want to be held up as an icon. Very matter of fact about yempestades and destruction.
A century later, it’s still read because it’s gripping, so clearly describes the storms and stresses of battle and the times of quiet in-between, and it does so without much theorizing or hand-wringing or editorializing about humanity. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. That said, anyone seeking to gain an insight into the experience of jungeg front line soldier during World War One will do well to find a better account.
And his exploits on the front! Though his brain fell over his face to his chin, his mind was still clear when we took him to the nearest dugout.
A journey of ups, downs and gore. Its non-tragic perspective is rare. No one can help. Maybe reading about it helps me, helps me to contextualize modern suffering and modern problems.
I only hope that the next encounter will be as well presented as this one. There was a pocket-book in my breast pocket and my home address, and n the pocket of the back of my tunic a flat flask of cherry-brandy. Aug 01, Eric rated it liked it Shelves: Plainly declarative, there is no jungrr coloration, no prolixity, no s I have often lamented the lack of German World War I perspectives.
Tempestades de acero
He reads Tristram Shandy during leave, criticizes or celebrates acfro in furniture, analyzes paintings, and reflects on the human condition. The feeling of hours days and weeks of everything from boring waiting, marching and some drudgery This is an interesting book.
Absent are the self-deprecating humor, the overwhelming sense of loss and the bitter ironies of English memoirs.