Ernst Jünger | Criticism

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SOURCE: "A Booming Necropolis," in New York Times Book Review, Vol. 97, November 22, 1992. p. 24.

In the following review, Lotozo praises Jünger's Aladdin's Problem.

He has been recognized as one of the great figures of 20th-century German letters, yet after more than 70 years and 50 books the work of Ernst Jünger—who is still writing at the age of 97—remains largely untranslated into English. A political philosopher who is difficult to categorize, Mr. Jünger is best known for his futuristic novels, including The Glass Bees, Eumeswil, Heliopolis and On the Marble Cliffs, which was published in 1942, while its author was serving as a captain in the German Army. An allegorical attack on the Nazi Government, On the Marble Cliffs somehow eluded the censors and went on to become an international best seller.

In Aladdin's Problem, a novel that was published in German in 1983, Mr. Jünger sticks to...

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