Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Vienna was a city with no exit, a city that banished you and then didn’t allow you to leave.

Source: Ruth Kluger, Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered

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