Colm Tóibín: The Brother Problem, 3 November 2011
Show More House of Exile: War, Love and Literature, from Berlin to Los Angeles by Evelyn Juers.
Allen Lane, 400 pp., £25, May 2011, 978 1 84614 461 5Show More
“... his wife, Mimi, settled in Munich, ‘she was not really accepted by the rest of his family,’ Evelyn Juers writes in House of Exile. ‘Like Katia she was Jewish, though from a very different milieu.’ Their daughter, Goschi, Heinrich’s only child, was born in 1916. Just as the brothers had disagreements on literary matters in the early ...”