Saints and Villains

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Saints and Villains is a strikingly resonant novel that dramatizes this painful dilemma through the fictional re-creation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot to assassinate Hitler and topple the Nazi regime/5(34).

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SAINTS AND VILLAINS by Denise Giardina is a novel based on the truth of Bonhoeffer's life. From the time he was 14 he knew he wanted to study theology. As I hadn’t heard of Dietrich Bonhoeffer/5.

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Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. Denise Giardina has done a masterful job bringing one of my favorite Christian Martyrs to life. She evokes Bonhoeffer the man, the horrific time he lived in, and the hard choices he made, with sensitivity and /5(34).

"Saints and Villians" is a beautifully written historical fiction set in Germany during the years immediately prior to and including the Nazi period. It is the story of Deitrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian who was one of the few who spoke out against Hitler and the Nazis.5/5(5).

American author Denise Giardina’s novel Saints and Villains () is a speculative retelling of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pastor and religious scholar who plotted to assassinate Hitler and was caught and executed at Buchenwald during the final weeks of World War II.

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This story raises important questions about personal responsibility in the face of inhumane behavior. Denise Giardina was born and raised in West Virginia. She is the author of Good King Harry, Saints and Villains, Storming Heaven, and The Unquiet Earth.

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pages, softcover. Saints and Villains () by Denise GiardinaPages: Saints and Villains is a strikingly resonant novel that dramatizes this painful dilemma through the fictional re-creation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot to assassinate Hitler and topple the Nazi regime/5(16). Giardina, whose previous novels Storming Heaven () and The Unquiet Earth () offered thoughtful, provocative considerations of the struggles of American labor, surpasses herself with this powerful re-creation of the life and martyrdom of German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (), who participated in a plot to kill Hitler and was executed at Buchenwald in the waning days Author: Denise Giardina.

SAINTS AND VILLAINS – A NOVEL By Denise Giardina New York: Fawcett Books, ISBN # pages. Comments by Bob Corbett May Writing comments on a novel about an historical person is a special difficulty for me. Saints and Villains by Giardina, Denise and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Saints and Villains.

By DENISE GIARDINA W.W. Norton & Company. Read the Review. Sabine WHEN HE WAS SMALL, he was often mistaken for a girl. It was still the fashion in many well-to-do families to dress little boys in gowns of lace and taffeta, and Paula Bonhoeffer considered a skirt a convenience to Fraulein Horn, who must change the diapers.

Saints and Villains is a strikingly resonant novel that dramatizes this painful dilemma through the fictional re-creation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot Brand: W. Norton & Company.

In the charnel house that was Europe in the Second World War, there were few instances of shining moral courage, let alone secular sainthood. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and Nazi resister, was the exception.

A true hero, he risked a. Saints and Villains by Denise Giardina In the charnel house that was Europe in the Second World War, there were few instances of shining moral courage, let along secular sainthood. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and Nazi resister was the exception.

Saints and Villains is a strikingly resonant novel that dramatizes this painful dilemma through the fictional re-creation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot to assassinate Hitler and topple the Nazi regime.

In the charnel house that was Europe in the Second World War, there were few instances of shining moral courage, let along secular sainthood. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and Nazi resister was the exception.

This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in a failed plot to assassinate Hitler and topple his regime.

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Their collective voice actress are : Travis Pets Intiative   By Denise Giardina, Saints and Villains. (Norton, pp.)Denise Giardina’s novel tells the story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in a way that deftly humanizes him and brings him to life.

Indeed, some may consider her interpretation too human and take offense at her detailing of moral indiscretions committed by the young Bonhoeffer.

Saints and Villains is a gripping and resonant novel that confronts the painful dilemmas that beset righteous men in times of great evil, when sin and necessity seem entwined.

It is historical fiction of a very high order and of startling pertinence to our time. Saints and Villains is a strikingly resonant novel that dramatizes this painful dilemma through the fictional re-creation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot to assassinate Hitler and topple the Nazi : W.

Norton & Company. Read Book Review: Saints and Villains by Denise Giardina. In the charnel house that was Europe in the Second World War, there were few instances of shining mora Saints and Villains gives us this exemplary life in a sweeping narrative that is bold in conception and utterly convincing in its power of imaginative reconstruction/5(30).

Saints and Villains by Denise Giardina About the Book In the charnel house that was Europe in the Second World War, there were few instances of shining moral courage, let along secular sainthood.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian and Nazi resister was the exception. This.Denise Giardina is an American novelist. Her book Storming Heaven was a Discovery Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and received the W.

D. Weatherford Award for the best published work about the Appalachian South. The Unquiet Earth received an American Book Award and the Lillian Smith Book Award for fiction.

Her novel Saints and Villains was awarded the Boston Book Review.An astonishing novel in the tradition of "Schindler's List, Saints and Villains" dramatizes the painful dilemma of acting morally in a time of great evil through the fictional recreation of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

This emblematic figure risked his life--and finally lost it--through his participation in the failed plot to assassinate.