Books: Goebbels Art

Most U. S. citizens know that Hitler painted water colors, but they do not know that Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels, Minister for Propaganda & Public Enlightenment, theoretician of Nazi art, benefactor and guide of young Nazi writers, was once a novelist himself. In 1929, seven years after he joined Hitler, Goebbels published Michael, subtitled A German destiny in the pages of a diary. The prose of Michael is of such high intensity that it almost blows out a fuse on its first page. Opening sentence: "No longer does the thoroughbred stallion snort...

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