Note 002
by Joachim C. Fest

Letter of 14th June 1935. quoted in Thomas Mann an Ernst Bertram (Pfullingen, 1960). Thomas Mann wrote of his correspondent (ibid.):

'He saw roses and marble where I saw only asafetida, poison fusel for the people, a native lust for murder, and the certain destruction of Germany and Europe.'
From Chapter 20, Professor NSDAP , Part 3 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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