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His works often indirectly link with each other by taking up minor characters from one story and making this character the main character of another work. I’m really disappointed in this book.
Marco Polo rated it it was ok Jun 16, His works often uqe link with each other by taking up minor characters from one story and making this character the main character of another work. To ask other readers questions about Johannisnachtplease sign up.
Marta rated it liked it Apr 30, What the book is really about is the wall that still existed in Germans’ heads, in spite of the tearing down of the actual Wall dividing Berlin.
It was really funny and had lots of ironic moments, but the story is really lackluster johannisnacut it’s format becomes repetitive in just a few chapters. What the book is really about is the wall johannisnwcht still existed in Germans’ heads, in spite of the tearing down of the actual Wall dividing Berlin. He goes to Berlin the erstwhile east in search of a potato archive compiled by a recently deceased East German researcher.
Written with a good sense of humor. During his studies, Timm was engaged in leftist activities of the s.
Read an excerpt of this book! Great discussion of the varieties of potatoes eaten by Germans, the leather coat sold in the black market that disintegrates as the narrator walks in the rain, johqnnisnacht taxi driver that stops and throws all the author’s papers out of the cab when he disagrees with his politics.
Simon Hoddinott rated it liked it Jun 04, For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Steve rated it really liked it May 01, Tijm many people suffered under the old DDR, many in the East felt that their society had been stolen from them. Julia rated it it was ok Apr 28, Guylian rated it it was ok Sep 28, Doch warum erstickt Peter Am Beispiel meines Bruders, Want to Read saving….
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Timm writes with a sense of quirky oddness. Preview — Midsummer Night by Uwe Timm. Three times Timm has been called as a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: Nino Padova rated it liked it Oct 12, Michi rated it liked it Aug 11, Odinfk rated it liked it May 26, Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical features and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past. Gerald B rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Tanitha rated it liked it Nov 11, Chris rated it liked it Jul 25, Decades later, Uwe Timm approached his relationship with his father and brother in the critically acclaimed novel In my brother’s shadow.
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