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The narration of this book is beyond dreadful - it's appalling! I gave up after 10 chapters due to the continued mispronunciations of rather basic English. Read morePublished 19 months ago by yjr
Leni Riefenstahl is a German filmmaker who was active mainly in the 1930s.
Two of her best known films were "Triumph of the Will" and "Olympia"
The book treats her many... Read more
Steven Bach's work on the filmmaker Leni Reifensthal was a book that captivated my interest from start to finish. Read morePublished on May 30, 2009 by Efrem Sepulveda
Leni Riefenstahl is not an easy subject for a biographer. Yes, there is a mountain of material, and everyone has an opinion on her. Read morePublished on January 1, 2009 by LA
While I was looking forward to reading this book I found it poorly written. It seemed based upon loosely connected facts held together with lengthly excessively worded passages. Read morePublished on December 28, 2008 by John Kasun
Steven Bach's book is an entertaining read, perhaps more so for those with little previous knowledge of Riefenstahl, the events leading up to the second world war and the fate of... Read morePublished on September 2, 2008 by Nomed
Of all the existing books on Leni Riefenstahl--and there are a lot of them out there, including Riefenstahl's own self-exculpatory memoirs--Bach's treatment is in my opinion the... Read morePublished on July 28, 2008 by W. P. seeberg
There have been many attemps to stain Riefenstahl's image along the years, and this one is not the most successful at all. It serves little purpose to the academic bunch. Read morePublished on June 4, 2008 by A. Fernandez
After reading Jurgen Trimborn's admirable but somewhat inaccessible biography of Riefenstahl, I sought out this book in hopes that it would be friendlier to a Riefenstahl novice... Read morePublished on August 29, 2007 by MJS