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Today he is one of the most successful contemporary authors in Germany.

Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm (3 star ratings)

Quite a slow start, but Timm really builds this jogannisnacht into a certain kind of comedy of errors that is both entertaining and manages to fit in a few seamless moments of reflection. Michi rated it liked it Aug 11, Since one of the authorities on the subject worked in East Berlin, our hero takes off to do some research.

Wessis Westerners viewed the Ossis Easterners with condescencion alternately pitying their “backwardness” and disparaging them as rubes. Books by Uwe Timm.

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Der Frauenchor von Chilbury: For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Though many people suffered under the old DDR, many in the East felt that their society had been stolen from them.



Adrienne johajnisnacht it it was ok Jul 25, Samy rated it really liked it Apr 17, Open Preview See a Problem? Jan 16, Bernadette rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Preview — Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm. Rushing around the newly united city, nohannisnacht becomes involved in a series of madcap adventures, strange entanglements, and odd, sometimes threatening encounters.

My friend Evan recommended me Uwe Timm’s book, and it certainly lived up to that recommendation.

Johannisnachtt 10, Anca Druga rated it liked it. This book, set shortly after German reunification, is ostensibly about a West German writer commissioned to write about potatoes. There are a rich variety of characters poking about in these pages.


Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical johannisnzcht and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past. The Turk speaks German and works. Marco Polo rated it it was ok Jun 16, Gilles Dazord rated it liked it Oct 14, Ann Crites rated it liked it Sep 28, Written with a good johannisnzcht of humor.

To ask other readers questions about Johannisnachtplease sign up. Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family.

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Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm (2 star ratings)

Edward Docking rated it liked it Nov 01, Warum Tatorte begehen, wenn fliegende Polizeidrohnen bereits uw abfotografiert haben? So he accepts a commission to write an article about potatoes.

Kamathpoornima rated it liked it Dec 31, Katjawenger rated it liked it Nov 07, Apr 29, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: To see rimm your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Three times Timm has been called as a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: Das Buch ist ironisch und mit vie Kartoffelsex?

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