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Arnost Lustig (1926–2011)


Arnost Lustig was born in Prague in 1926. He had completed 7 grades when the Nazis prohibited all Jewish children from attending school. In 1942, he was sent to Theresienstadt concentration camp. Two years later, he was transferred to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald. In the spring of 1945, he escaped a train carrying him to his death in Dachau, ... See full bio »

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 2013 Colette (story)
 1994 Modrý den (TV Movie) (novella "Modrý den")
 1984 The Precious Legacy (Documentary short)
 1968 Dita Saxová (novel) / (screenplay)
 1964 Diamonds of the Night (story "Darkness has no Shadows")
 1963 Dábelská jízda na kolobezce (short story)
 1963 Králícek (Short) (story)
 1963 Transport z ráje (book "Night and Hope") / (screenplay)
 1960 Sousto (Short) (short story)
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Other Works:

(novel) "Diamonds of the Night". Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1986. ISBN-10: 0810107058; ISBN-13: 9780810107052 See more »

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[on film adaptations of his books] In the case of Dita Saxová (1968), I think the book was better; the screen adaptation of Diamonds of the Night (1964) is as good as the book; in Transport z ráje (1963) the movie sometimes goes beyond the book.

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He is survived by his son, Josef, and daughter, Eva. See more »

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