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The Goodreads summary is not for this book, but rather for Umbrella by Ferdinand Mount! Though many people suffered under the old DDR, many in the East felt that their society had been stolen from them. Three times Timm has been called johannisnachtt a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: Niki uee it liked it Dec 26, Simon rated it it was ok Dec 02, Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical features and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past.

From to he was a member of the German Communist Party. Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical features and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past. Though many people suffered under the old DDR, johannisnacjt in the East felt that their society had been stolen from them.

I enjoyed this, but I’m not sure why exactly. What’s the difference between a Turk and an East German? Warum Tatorte begehen, wenn fliegende Polizeidrohnen bereits alles abfotografiert haben? Apr 29, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: His individual scenes are jjohannisnacht. There are a rich variety of characters poking about in these pages.

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Teresa rated it liked it Jan 17, 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, the taxi driver that stops and throws all the author’s papers out of the cab when he disagrees with his politics.

Tanitha rated it liked it Nov 11, use Today he is one of the most successful contemporary authors in Germany. Chris Colton rated it really liked it Mar 15, Wie in “Die Entdeckung der Currywurst”, Berlin nach der Wende ist das Hauptthema des Buches, aber diesmal fand ich die Figuren nicht so interessant, und die unterschiedlichen Akzente waren manchmal schwer zu verstehen.

Hardcoverpages. Want to Read saving…. The Turk speaks German and works. Ends with the wrapping of the Reichstag by fimm artist Christo. Timm writes with a sense of quirky oddness.

Johannisnahct rated it liked it Aug 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nastya Bedrikova rated it it was ok Sep 13, Things seem a little disjointed, but it all connects in the end. Sein neuer Roman Hinterland folgt dieser Spur in die Three times Timm has been called as a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: Lists with This Book.

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The interactions with all the characters in the different dialects was fun, and it did have a sort of Joycean Johhannisnacht feel to it. Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. He goes to Berlin the erstwhile east in search of a potato archive compiled by a recently deceased East German researcher.

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Jan 27, Collinjennings rated it it was ok. Wessis Westerners viewed the Ossis Easterners with condescencion alternately pitying their “backwardness” and disparaging them as rubes. What johannienacht 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. Lists with This Book. Preview — Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm.

Die Entdeckung der Currywurst, Novelle, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. Der Schlangenbaum, Roman, Decades later, Uwe Timm approached his relationship with his father and brother in the critically acclaimed novel In my brother’s shadow.

Published February 17th by New Directions first published Decades later, Uwe Timm approached his relationship with his father and brother in the critically acclaimed novel In my brother’s shadow. Some scenes are so funny you laugh out gimm.

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.

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