Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)

As important as his collection of stories Soul of Wood, and Other Stories, which deals with the atrocities associated with Nazi persecution during World War II, is Jakov Lind’s novel Landschaft in beton (1963; Landscape in Concrete, 1966) about the terrible effects of German nationalism in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Lind is also the author of several plays, a book of nonfiction entitled The Trip to Jerusalem (1973), and several autobiographical works.