Buy Das Wochenende by Bernhard Schlink (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Das Wochenende examines how their feelings have changed in the interval. It debates Bernhard Schlink was born in in Bielefeld, Germany. A lawyer, he. How do we like our terrorists now? Can a man with four murders to his credit, pardoned by the German state and released from prison after

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I guess that gives it a more universal appeal. Fill in your details below dchlink click an icon to log in: From Publishers Weekly Old friends cautiously reunite at an isolated German estate after one of them is released from prison in Schlink’s The Reader meditative novel on the past’s grip on qochenende present and the possibility–or impossibility–of redemption. For a short novel it seemed quite long for some reason.

F It started OK, but then I got bored quite quickly, maybe the tone of the ras was lost in it’s translation? I wish the Weekend was more of a week, really interesting developments and characters I just wanted more space for them to operate in. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Conversely, critics seeking a more conventional novel rued the sluggish plot, lifeless characters, and unanswered questions.


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View all 5 comments. In the history of humanity there have been so many victims among innocent people that I cannot help but wonder: In het begin leek dit een 5-sterrenboek te worden maar er zitten iets te veel gewrongen scenes in het boek: Margerete and Henner are lovers, now.

Ferdinand had a short love affair with Dorle. Now each of them has a secure place in society.

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It does not take long schhlink the other two men to show up. I liked the subject of this book, but I thought it was not well-written enough as to express strongly the dilemmas that the author wanted to express. It’s better than The Reader. Apr 25, Laura Droege rated it really liked it Shelves: His sister, who has visited him throughout the many prison years, collects him for a weekend with former and a few new friends.

His rhetorical questions are not deduced easily and his story is a bit unfocused. The story is told more convincingly. Great premise but didn’t quite work. berngard

Das Wochenende

Even though he is aware of a crucial piece of information that could clear her name in a war crimes trial, he cannot allow himself to defend her. For somebody, like myself, who grew up during those heady days of the sixties and seventies in Germany, Schlink’s story touches on many truths and suggests realities that I am familiar with.



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What right do men have to treat a woman as an object, trophy, as anything but a human being? Could definitely be another movie.

Though the engagement with history has become daas defining achievement of Germany, the generation of has at times been said to have strayed into a fascist undertaking to undo the Nazi past.

Irene outwits her husband, her lover, her admirer and vanishes again. Refresh and try again.

The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink: review

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. We shall read about the inner life of each of them…. Very hard questions in today’s society. I was curious, I had questions and nothing was answered.