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From to he was a member of the German Communist Party. Apr 29, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. If this, Uwe Timm’s enchanting novel, were a cautionary tale, the tag line would go something like this: So he johannisnacgt a commission to write an article about potatoes. Marc rated it liked it Jan 24, Refresh and try again. Three times Timm has been called as a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: Read an excerpt of this book!

Ossis reacted with a certain amount of antipathy. Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family. Preview — Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Marco Polo rated it it was ok Jun 16, I enjoyed this, but I’m not sure why exactly. Birgit rated it liked it Oct 24, My friend Evan recommended me Uwe Timm’s book, and it certainly lived up to that recommendation. Katjawenger ue it liked it Nov 07, Nov 23, syrin rated it it was ok Shelves: James Hall rated it it was ok Nov 11, Return to Book Page.


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

Texte zu Leben und Werk von Uwe Timm, hrsg. 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.

It was really funny and had lots of ironic moments, but the story is really lackluster and it’s format becomes repetitive in just a few chapters. Jan 27, Collinjennings rated it it was ok. Sein neuer Roman Hinterland folgt dieser Spur in die Translation of a German novel about the joining of East and West Berlin and the disconnect in the way people think in those two cultures.

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The circularity of the plot and the symbols used throughout are done well and neat to see played out, but they end up a little bit too “in your face. Am Beispiel meines Bruders, Today he is one of the most successful contemporary authors in Germany.

Knowing something of the city’s physical and cultural geography is also very helpful.

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He goes to Berlin the erstwhile east in search of a potato archive compiled by a recently deceased East German researcher. Ben rated it really liked it Jan 20, Want tinm Read saving…. Adriana rated it really liked it Dec 19, Ann Crites rated it liked it Sep 28, Ends with the wrapping of the Reichstag by the artist Christo. Simon Hoddinott rated it liked it Jun 04, During his studies, Timm was engaged in leftist activities of the s.

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