Buy Das Wochenende by Bernhard Schlink (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Das Wochenende examines how their feelings have changed in the interval. It debates Bernhard Schlink was born in in Bielefeld, Germany. A lawyer, he. How do we like our terrorists now? Can a man with four murders to his credit, pardoned by the German state and released from prison after
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So, overall, not worth the time it took to read it.
Here the author is at his best in dialogue and detail. Shifting the perspective from one person to another in the same scene is frowned upon by writing teachers. The idea behind the novel is so very good but I feel Schlink failed to deliver it with the proper gravitas and depth the subject deserved. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apr 05, Friederike Knabe rated it it was amazing Shelves: BUT…at the table, Ulrich is merciless: Short of that, Schlink evokes a strong sense of place complete with sound, smell, and touch I could feel the wet grass under my feet!
Blis My friend Angela gave this to us and I really enjoyed the reading of it: Uit loyaliteit of uit nieuwsgierigheid hebben ze de uitnodiging aanvaard. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
He has been unexpectedly released from prison. Several of its members went to jail They will try to recall how it was 30 years ago. In the present novel, he is less successful in this effort from an aesthetic perspective. In an amazingly short space Schlink’s characters do a lot of soul-searching, mostly comparing what they had dreamed their lives would be versus how they turned out. Books by Bernhard Schlink.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Intelligent Karin, who became a bishop. View all 19 comments. There is a lot going on in this short book, but the author was able to connect the storylines well and in a way that made sense.
For a short novel it seemed quite long for some reason. Each character is depicted with just enough personal detail and background to place them within the group and link them to their common past, without making them or the joint history the main drivers of the novel.
It takes some time, but he finds Irene. The Weekend proceeds almost like a stage play, with arguments going back and forth between characters who have become trapped by the past. It was hard for me not to disdain her, but maybe that’s intentional, too.
Now each of them has a secure place in society. Then around pagesomething happened which just irritated the crap out of me as a parent not really a spoiler, but Mum and Dad hear their daughter scream and just dither about, saying “oh dear, I think that is our child screaming in fright, what is that about I wonder? Then around pagesomething happened which just irritated the crap out of me as a parent not really a spoiler, but Mum and Dad hear their daughter scream and just dither about, saying “oh dear, I think that is our child screaming in fright, what is that about I wonder?
Uit loyaliteit of uit nieuwsgierigheid hebben ze de uitnodiging aanvaard. Get the best at Telegraph Puzzles. His sister is holding a weekend event at a rural house to reintroduce him to society — his former friends and conspirators — boomer-aged former radicals who themselves plotted demonstrations, protests, vandalism and take-overs.
Bernhard Schlink was born in in Bielefeld, Germany. He calls father a Nazi. Ulrich speaks about his first dental prosthetic. I was fascinated by the story. Twenty years before, each of these friends had revolutionary ideals.
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The book became a bestseller both in Germany and the United States and was translated into 39 languages. How was your life in prison? He had been in love with Christine,years ago What job for him?. Homecominghis second novel, has just been published in the UK. I read the novel in its German original benhard felt even more engaged with the story on second reading.
Conflict is there but it is barely solved. Trivia About Das Wochenende.
Behind the seemingly plain glance backwards in time, they open up a vast excavation of German society and history. Friends start leaving after a team-work: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But then he says who he really is: