With laconic wit and a tenderness immune to sentimentality Schulze starts to tell us ‘simple stories’, in pitch-perfect prose reminiscent of Raymond Carver, about. German writer Ingo Schulze’s first collection of short stories, 33 Moments Of The 29 anecdotal tales in Simple Stories range from the years. In the 29 stories of Simple Storys Ingo Schulze creates a mosaic of East German anxiety after the Wende of Like Raymond Carver.
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Schulze has won a number of awards for his novels and stories, which have been translated into twenty languages, among them into English by John E. Schulze is a baroquely expansive comic. Nov 09, Linda rated it liked it.
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I want to read more by this guy They are also interlinked because in a few stories we meet the same characters, but in a different moment of their lives, and this doesn’t help, on the contrary, i The Italian edition I have read has only igno stories. I found some of the description filled with anachronisms, which confused me about the time ibgo.
Aug 16, Lngo rated it really liked it. With a piercing eye for detail and a magical ear for dialogue, Schulze portrays the tragi-comedy of ordinary people caught up in the last great historical upheaval of the century.
A collection of unusually described and sometimes confusing stories of life in a small East German town directly after the fall of the wall. View all 5 comments.
Instead it is gradually revealed how all of the tales are carefully woven into each other, with characters meeting and talking about each other, bit by bit revealing how they’re connected and detailing how the story of person A ends up influencing the story sxhulze person B.
Mar 05, Georgina Thynne rated it did not like it Shelves: With a piercing eye for detail and a magical ear for dialogue, Schulze portrays the tragi-comedy of ordinary people dtories up in the last great historical upheaval of the century.
Dec 20, Georg rated it it was amazing Shelves: Tat mich sehr storis, es zu lesen, war aber im Grunde interessant. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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It was very well written and entertaining. Ein richtig gutes Buch.
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Schulze has really done something different with this simpl. A series of very confusing and minimalist stories, all told by different characters, which only just hang together to give a depressing description of life in Germany after the East and West are united.
Nov 03, Gabriele Girolamini rated it did not like it. Sarah rated it really liked it Nov 17, Noch dazu waren die geschilderten Erlebnisse komisch oder uninteressant. Prize-winning German writer Ingo Schulze’s first novel, Simple Storiesis a marvel of storytelling and craft.
Simple Stories by Ingo Schulze
storiees It’s a great insight into Post-Wende East Germany. Although it’s a novel, it is really more like a collection of short stories whose characters’ lives all intertwine to create a schuzle yet confusing tapestry that explains what life was like in East Germany after Instead it is gradually revealed how all of the tales are carefully woven into each other, with characters meeting and talking about each other, bit by bit revealing how they’re connected and deta A very interesting read!
I wrote my Honours thesis on this book in A very interesting read! Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.
But as the number of characters prolifrate, and events unfold in various time frames, it is necesary to begin each chapter, narrated storiex a diffrent perspective, with a radical shift in POV.
I complex and beautiful novel about the difficult lives of east and west germans around the time of unification. We are experiencing technical difficulties.
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