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Max Blaeulich - Stackler or the Machinery of the Night

The story doesn’t get rid of its monsters. The story of a man who tries to messure the value of life, and masses die.

Hitler is in power, but not yet in his homeland. There, people are waiting to “come home” to the empire, some full of hope, some full of fear. Stackler is nobody who likes to wait, and above all he doesn’t know fear. The “illegal” Nazi gets prepared for his time of glory: Stackler, in the position of the head of the institute for racial research, wants to create the new man, wants to care for pure blood at university, to wipe out. The fact that “Miss March”, who doesn’t only assist him in scientific concerns, makes him a father of an illegitimate child is thereby very inconvenient. But what for does somebody like Stackler know the value of life... “May I introduce myself, Professor Stackler, physiologist.” A person who introduces himself in such a dynamic and snappy way knows before all the others what’s happening, and he goose-steps ahead: up the job ladder, from one empire to the next, from one republic to the next and always sticking at nothing. In the heart of the heart of the darkness: Max Blaeulich completes his trilogy about the wild Europe – an opus that can’t be compared to anything in German literature: pitiless, keen, radical.

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336 pages
format:110 x 190
ISBN: 9783701714995
Release date: 12.08.2008

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Max Blaeulich

 was born in Salzburg; after a commercial apprenticeship, he studied German literature and art history. He has worked as a second-hand book seller and for various literary magazines. He has published widely as an author, and is editor and publisher at Edition Tartin. As a visual artist he has been exhibiting since 1980. He lives in Salzburg and in 2009 he was awarded the Salzburg chamber of trade book prize. Residenz published his "Cannibal"-trilogy: "Kilimandscharo zweimeteracht" (2005), "Gatterbauerzwei oder Europa überleben" (2006), "Stackler oder Die Maschinerie der Nacht" (2008) and his novel "Unbarmherziges Glück" (2014).

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In Max Blaeulichs Romantrilogie, die 2005 mit dem Buch „Kilimandscharo zweimeteracht“ in Afrika begann, 2006 mit „Gatterbauerzwei oder Europa überleben“ im Europa des Ersten Weltkriegs fortgesetzt wurde und nun mit „Stackler oder Die Maschinerie der Nacht“ im Zweiten Weltkrieg ihren Abschluss findet, geht es nicht um Liebe, Verständnis oder andere hehre Empfindungen. Der bislang unter Wert gehandelte Salzburger Autor wühlt hingebungsvoll im Dreck des 20. Jahrhunderts. (...) Blaeulich ist es (...) gelungen, was auch Jonathan Littell mit den „Wohlgesinnten“ vorgeschwebt sein mag: das Böse sichtbar zu machen.
Sebastian Fasthuber, FALTER

Der letzte Teil von Blaeulichs Triologie steht den beiden anderen an Radikalität und Grausamkeit um nichts nach.
PROFIL

Sein Stackler ist die Bestie in Menschengestalt: gebildet, zielstrebig und absolut skrupellos. Harter Stoff.
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