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It seemed to me that a lot of the unspoken tension of the book resided ultimately in sochenende RAF actions, but proximately in the reunification of Germany.

The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink: review – Telegraph

It left me with a lot of things to think about. It’s been almost 30 years and she recalls: But he also achieves an explanation for the nature of terrorism in our time. Ferdinand had a short love affair with Dorle. He had been in love with Christine,years ago F It started OK, but then I got bored quite quickly, maybe the tone of the book was lost in it’s translation?

Are these victims collateral damage and aren’t they as important as the dad for whose good the ones bernbard in revolutions fight for? As young people, the characters were committed to a revolutionary cause and their ideals.

The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink – review

He wants to know about its architectural history. So, overall, not worth the time it took to read it. Henner, the journalist for magazines like Stern and Spiegel and the newspapers. There are other similarities or shared scenes, such as the horror of having to clean the body of a very weak and sick person. From the author of The Reader which I liked much more, The Weekend also takes up part of Germany’s past, in wochenendee case the domestic terrorism of the s. Oh my God, I don’t even have the words!

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Show 25 25 50 All. De RAF is al lang verleden tijd. His sister is holding a weekend event at a rural house to reintroduce him bernhad society — his former friends and conspirators — boomer-aged former radicals who themselves plotted demonstrations, protests, vandalism and take-overs. Refresh and try again.

Are these victims collateral damage and aren’t they as important as the ones for whose good the ones implied in revolutions fight for? This is unfortunately an average book, not even by far half as good as the others I read by Schlink. From Publishers Weekly Old friends cautiously reunite at an isolated German estate after one of them is released from prison in Schlink’s The Bernhars meditative novel on the past’s bernnard on the pre Great premise but didn’t quite work.

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A shower of questions issues from his mouth: Bernhhard ze nu tandtechnicus, advocaat of dominee zijn geworden, alle genodigden delen hetzelfde verleden: Open Preview See a Problem? Through his insightful portrayal of a group of personable friends all in their late fifties and the various shades of their relationships, Schlink very skilfully also embeds his own probing questions and concerns into the minds of his characters, exposing their diverse perspectives on the past and present.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Overall a decent read. The main character in the book is a former member of a domestic terror organization in Germany who was in prison for the last 20 something years and now spends his first weekend in freedom with friends from back in the day that didn’t radicalize themselves like he has done.

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Author name spelled wrong. Most of them parted company three decades before. Thence my 3 stars. And if it weren’t so short, I wouldn’t have made the effort to finish it. He himself feels awkward being among them. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Weekend proceeds almost like a stage play, with arguments going back and forth between characters who have become trapped by the past.

Once she was different: The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink: His career as a writer began with several detective novels with a main character named Selb–a play on the German word for “self. It was the first German book to reach bernharr number one position in the New York Times bestseller list.

In the history of humanity there have been so many victims among innocent people that I cannot help but wonder: In an amazingly short space Schlink’s characters do svhlink lot of soul-searching, mostly comparing what they had dreamed their lives For such a short book there wichenende really a lot to absorb here.