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Jan 16, Bernadette rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.
Fabfabian rated it really liked it Jan 13, Carla Cheyenne rated it really liked it Jan 09, Marco Polo rated it it was ok Jun 16, During his studies, Timm was engaged in leftist activities of the s. Things seem a little disjointed, but it all connects in the end. 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.
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He has some interest in the subject because of an uncle who could, remarkably, from johanmisnacht alone, differentiate one species of potato from another. Refresh and try again.
What the book is really about is the wall that still uws in Germans’ heads, in spite of the tearing down of the actual Wall dividing Berlin. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Want to Read saving…. His brother, 16 years his senior, was a soldier uws the Waffen SS and died in Ukraine in Timm imitates everyday storytelling by using everyday vocabulary and simple sentences and generally tries to imitate the way stories are orally told. 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.
Though the central plot is weak, it enables the narrator to criss-cross Berlin and discover how nonsensical and absurd life in eastern Berlin can be. Lists with This Book. Chris rated it liked it Jul 25, Timm writes with a sense of quirky oddness. Though many people suffered under the old DDR, many in the East felt that their society had been stolen from them.
Open Preview See a Problem? Corbeau rated it liked it Jan 18, This book, set shortly after German reunification, is johannisnachg about a West German writer commissioned to write about potatoes.
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Ronja rated it liked it Jun 19, Rushing around the newly united city, he becomes involved in a series of madcap adventures, strange entanglements, and odd, sometimes threatening encounters.