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The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink – review
Several themes are worked out and dealt with slightly better. The story is told from the point of view of a successful lawyer. Henner about his first article. Where The Reader wochenenve a schlunk of perspectives, I felt this needed more specificity and less universality; a bit more speaking of the unspoken things. Das Wochenende detebe by Brenhard Schlink. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Schlink skillfully mines the tension between the passionate idealism of youth and the nagging uncertainties of middle age in “a cross between The Big Chill and a talky, Jean-Luc Godard film” Cleveland Plain Dealer.
From the author of The Reader which I liked much more, The Weekend also takes up part of Germany’s past, in this case the domestic terrorism of the s.
At present, they all have trouble accepting his murders and feel awkward around him. Can’t believe he got so much into pages.
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On the surface, these novels have an elliptical, almost parable-like structure. Bernhard Schlink is an author of substance, style, and ideas; it is unfortunate that this work seems only to be a pastiche of his earlier fiction.
Through betnhard dialectical process the characters reveal the youthful idealism of their memories, which are now overshadowed by the crushing reality of the present. Uit loyaliteit of uit nieuwsgierigheid hebben ze de uitnodiging aanvaard. Nov 28, Karima rated it it was ok. There is the issue of punishment, forgiveness, healing. A shower of questions issues from his mouth: Schlink is certainly taking chances in using that technique and while I can understand why he tries it, I found the r From the author of The Reader which I liked much more, Wocehnende Weekend also takes up part of Germany’s past, in this case the domestic terrorism of the s.
A lawyer, he now lives partly in Berlin and partly in New York. If you are familiar with the film or have watched the DVD, you are familiar with a few of its themes.
Book review: Bernhard Schlink’s “Das Wochenende” and “Die Frau auf der Treppe”
His sister Christine wants him to be accepted as a human being who has paid his debt to his victims. The conflicts over how to deal with the release from prison of a German terorist make an interesting subject, and Schlink shows how it elicits different repsonses from different wocchenende and relatives gathered for ‘the weekend’, but it all rather trails out inconclusively.
The 2 days and a half limit create a rushed narrative. Rimane zchlink una bella inquietudine etica attorno al terrosrista ritornato.
Both books share old houses which form the decor of most of the action. I don’t know if the problem is in the translation, but in parts of the book it’s hard to figure who’s doing the talking. Although not explicitly detailed, readers can assume Jorg and his friends were associated with Rudi Dutschke and the German student movement of the late ‘s and perhaps subsequently with the violent Red Army Faction or Baader-Meinhof Group.
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I guess that gives it svhlink more universal appeal. But the end of the story is missing, and the boy is condemned not to know the experience of returning home.
Schlink is daas taking chances in using that technique and while I can understand why he tries it, I found the result distances the reader from the subjects. Lists with This Book. He went to bed…he even expelled from his bedroom young Dorle…who tried some advances on him. 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.
Oh my God, I don’t even have the words!
So here we are circaand a terrorist, responsible for the murder of four people, is being released from prison. The reader gets to know a few of the people who scchlink up the ill-assorted group through these changes. Can a man with four murders to his credit, pardoned by the German state and released from prison after 24 years, ever be integrated back into society? I’m sending it to my son who enjoyed The Reader. In an bernbard novel of closing arguments, Schlink provides the perfect rear view on an inglorious revolution.
Rimane solo una bella wichenende etica attorno al terrosrista ritornato. How was your life in prison? Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Return to Book Page. It’s better than The Reader. Wandering in the park allows for reflection or the rekindling of old romantic ties or even for drawing new energy for the future.
Jorg has served a long sentence for murder and other crimes connected with his revolutionary activities. Na twintig jaar gevangenisstraf heeft de president van Duitsland Jorg gratie verleend. And if it weren’t so short, I wouldn’t have made the effort to finish it. Reading the characters’ thoughts about each other made me think of how I perceive others and attribute various motives to them without evidence.
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