History, Contemporary

Diaries in Ceylon (1908-1911)

Before writing his political essays and fiction works the author served as a member of the British Civil Service in Ceylon (current Sri Lanka) for seven years. These are the official working diaries during...

The Sisters of Auschwitz

The year: 1940; the place: occupied Netherlands. This is the true story of the Brilleslijper sisters, Janny and Lien, and their selfless courage in fearlessly hiding fellow Jews, mostly from their wide...

Hitler and the Germans

The book collects lectures by the author in 1964. It seeks to analyze how Nazism was possible in Germany. For Voegelin all German institutions - military, judges, teachers, churches, etc. - were omitted or...

Gallipoli

An excellent account of the failed Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. It looks at the Turkish, Australian and some English perspectives as the battle for the Gallipoli peninsula continued for over six months. The...

And Agnes Chose to Die

Published in 1949, this novel received the Viareggio Award. It’s based on a real story that Renata Viganò (Bologna,1900-1976) lived during the partisan resistance against fascism and German invasion, in a...