Let Me Go

New Read Let Me GoBy Helga Schneider For Kindle ePUB or eBook – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Let Me Go
  • Helga Schneider
  • English
  • 23 August 2018
  • 0143035177

About the Author: Helga Schneider

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Let Me Go book, this is one of the most wanted Helga Schneider author readers around the world.


Let Me Go Unforgettable and deeply arresting, Let Me Go is a haunting memoir of World War II that won t let you go until you ve finished reading the last page The Washington Post Book World In 1941, in Berlin, Helga Schneider s mother abandoned her along with her father and younger brother Let Me Go recounts Helga s final meeting with her ailing mother in a Vienna nursing home some sixty years after World War II, in which Helga confronts a nightmare her mother s lack of repentance about her past as a Nazi SS guard at concentration camps, including Auschwitz, where she was responsible for untold acts of torture With spellbinding detail, Schneider recalls their conversation, evoking her own struggle between a daughter s sense of obligation and the inescapable horror of her mother s deeds. Read Let Me Go By Helga Schneider – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

You may also like...

10 thoughts on “Let Me Go

  1. Canadian Reader says:

    In 1941, when Helga Schneider was four and her brother Peter not even two years of age, they were abandoned by their mother Their father, Stefan, was on the front, fighting for Hitler at the time, and an aunt and their paternal grandmother stepped in to care for the children Soon after, Stefan remarried Helga was not to see her mother, Traudi, for another thirty years From Bologna where she d moved in 1963 as a sixteen year old Helga travelled with her young son to Vienna to see Traudi who In 1941, when Helga Schneider was four and her brother Peter not even two years of age, they were abandoned by their mother Their father, Stefan, was on the front, fighting for Hitler at the time, and an aunt and their paternal grandmother stepped in to care for the children Soon after, Stefan remarried Helga was not to see her mother, Traudi, for another thirty years From Bologna where she d moved in 1963 as a sixteen year old Helga travelled with her young son to Vienna to see Traudi who, she learned, had abandoned her children because of her fervent commitment to the National Socialist Party In fact, Traudi had been a fanatical servant of the Fuhrer During this 1971 meeting, Traudi showed complete indifference to her grandchild Her chief interest was in proudly dis...

  2. trovateOrtensia says:

    Dopo ventisette anni oggi ti rivedo, madre, e mi domando se nel frattempo tu abbia capito quanto male hai fatto ai tuoi figli Stanotte non ho chiuso occhio Ora quasi giorno ho aperto la serranda Un fumoso velo di luce si va schiarendo sopra i tetti di Vienna.Oggi ti rivedo, madre, ma con quali sentimenti Che cosa pu provare una figlia per una madre che ha rifiutato di fare la madre per entrare a far parte della scellerata organizzazione di Heinrich Himmler Difficile dire nulla.Dopo ventisette anni oggi ti rivedo, madre, e mi domando se nel frattempo tu abbia cap...

  3. Amaranta says:

    Due donne a confronto per poche ore Una madre e una figlia che sono quasi due sconosciute e in mezzo a loro un abisso l orrore dei campi di concentramento Come una figlia pu accettare di essere abbandonata da una madre che segue il Reich in ogni suo ordine e obbedisce senza pentimento alle terribili disposizioni contro gli ebrei Dopo un assenza che una presenza costante in tutta la sua vita giunge il momento di fare i conti con questo vuoto E cos Helga ritorna a Vienna, una citt bella Due donne a confronto per poche ore Una madre e una figlia che sono quasi due sconosciute e in mezzo a loro un abisso l orrore dei campi di concentramento Come una figlia pu a...

  4. Jeanette "Astute Crabbist" says:

    At times it was difficult to continue reading this book I stayed with it because of the mother daughter connection It would be hard not to feel revulsion toward oneself, knowing you were spawned by such a despicable creature It sickens me just to think I m a member of the same species as Helga Schneider s mother We re not really the same species, though I am homo sapiens and she was homo monsterus horribilis It s bad enough that a woman would abandon her two small children without hesitati At times it was difficult to continue reading this book I stayed with it because of the mother daughter connection It would be hard not to feel revulsion toward oneself, knowing you were spawned by ...

  5. Coloma says:

    Decid compaginarlo con LTI para empaparme bien de nazismo real y veraz en primera persona Este libro me ha ido golpeando duro en el est mago en cada rato de lectura Es terrible observar la manipulaci n y lobotom a que pued...

  6. Michelle says:

    This is a deeply compelling and disturbing chronicle of a daughter s final visit with the mother who abandoned her decades before in order to become a prison guard at Auschwitz The author wrestles deeply during the visit as she seeks to understood what possibly could have motivated her mother to make the choices she did She weaves in her personal history as she attempts to relate to and reconcile with the senile stranger she hasn t seenthan a handful of times in 30 years She probes her This is a deeply compelling and disturbing chronicle of a daughter s final visit with the...

  7. Denis says:

    An important, emotionally intense and difficult book, which should be requisite reading for anyone trying to understand what happened in Germany during the Nazi era It is, basically, the portrait that a daughter makes of her own mother, an unrepentant and ferocious jewish hater Nazi who, decades after the fall of the regime, still hangs on to her despicable beliefs The frankness and discomfort of the author are heartbreaking She tries to reach out to her mother when the latest is gravely ill, An important, emotionally intense and difficult book, which should be requisite reading for anyone trying to understand what happened in Germany during the Nazi era It is, basically, the portrait that a daughter makes of her own mother, an unrepentant and ferocious jewish hater Nazi who, decades after the fall of the regime, still hangs on to her despicable beliefs The frankness and discomfort of the author are heartbreaking She tries to reach out to her mother when the latest is gravely ill, despite the fact that she despises her, and also tries to come to terms with her own guilt She partly fails, of cours...

  8. Sara Cristina says:

    Gosto de livros relacionados com esta tem tica Holocausto , achei a premissa interessante, o testemunho de uma menina, filha de uma SS No entanto, n o foi daqueles livros que me tenha puxado tanto, como os out...

  9. Jennifer says:

    What a strange read I felt conflicted most of the time when reading this account The style of writing is nothing special, but the content is quite haunting, though not in a good way This is the account of an obviously confused and troubled daughter who has been abandoned by her mother when a small child so that the mother could serve Hitler in the SS Helga the daughte...

  10. David says:

    This is a gripping and heart wrenching memoir, that spoke to me on several levels The author was born in Poland in 1937, and grew up in Berlin When she was only 4, her mother abandoned the family to join the Nazi SS cause She worked in the concentration camps, assisting in the work of genocide Her daughter learns the terrible truth years later and spends decades of her life with no contact with the mother, until learning that she is becoming senile and weakening in a nursing home She relu This is a gripping and heart wrenching memoir, that spoke to me on several levels The author was born in Poland in 1937, and grew up in Berlin When she was only 4, her mother abandoned the family to join the Nazi SS cause She worked in the concentration camps, assisting in the work of genocide Her daughter learns the terrible truth years later and spends decades of her life with no contact with the mother, until learning that she is becoming senile and weakening in a nursing home She reluctantly goes to visit for a final conversation most of this book documents the revelations of that day.It s a complicated investigation of emotions, motivations, re...