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Johannisnacht: Roman

Great discussion of the varieties of potatoes eaten by Germans, the leather coat sold in the black market that disintegrates as the narrator walks in the rain, the taxi driver that stops and throws all the author’s papers out of the cab when he disagrees with his johannisnacgt.

His brother, johannisnachg years his senior, was a soldier in the Waffen SS and died in Ukraine in His works often indirectly link with each other by taking up minor characters from one story and making this character the main character of another work.

Wie in “Die Entdeckung der Currywurst”, Berlin nach der Wende ist das Hauptthema johznnisnacht Buches, aber diesmal fand ich die Figuren nicht so interessant, und die unterschiedlichen Akzente waren manchmal schwer zu verstehen.

Translation of a German novel about the joining of East and West Berlin and the disconnect in the way uee think in those two cultures. Read an excerpt of this book!


Since one of the authorities on the subject worked in East Berlin, our hero takes off to do some research. Michael Hart rated it liked it Jan 27, Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

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For johannissnacht better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Written with a good sense of humor. He has some interest in the subject because of an uncle who could, remarkably, from taste alone, differentiate one species of potato from another.

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Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm. Chris Colton rated it really liked it Mar 15, Der Mann auf dem Hochrad, Legende, Kamathpoornima rated it liked it Dec 31, uwf I enjoyed this, but I’m not sure why johznnisnacht. Mark rated it liked it Aug 01, If this, Uwe Timm’s enchanting novel, were a cautionary tale, the tag line would go something like this: What’s the difference between a Turk and an East German?

Rushing around the newly united city, he becomes involved in a series of madcap adventures, strange entanglements, and odd, sometimes threatening encounters.

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Gerald B rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. About the Author Uwe Timm, geborenfreier Schriftsteller seit Return to Book Page. Annika rated it it was ok Jan 08, This book, set shortly after German reunification, is ostensibly about a West German writer commissioned to write about potatoes.

Michi rated it liked it Aug 11, Edward Docking rated it liked it Nov 01, Timm imitates everyday storytelling by using everyday vocabulary and simple sentences and generally tries to imitate the way stories are orally told. Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical features and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past.


Birgit rated it liked it Oct 24, Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family. Warum Tatorte begehen, wenn fliegende Polizeidrohnen bereits alles abfotografiert haben?

Timm’s works also tend to have autobiographical features and often deal with the German past or are set in the German past.