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Jenny Erpenbeck

3.69 of 5 Votes: 1
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Aller Tage Abend (2012)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: "Schön wäre es, denkt sie, wenn der Zufall regieren würde, und nicht ein Gott" sinniert die Mutter des auf den ersten Seiten des Romans verstorbenen Kleinkinds. Es entwickelt sich ein Roman über mehrere möglich Leben, die sich aus Zufällen heraus hätten ergeben können. Die Erzähl...
Visitation (2008)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Jamie Carr (Tin House Books, Editorial Intern): Jenny Erpenbeck’s Visitation tells the story of a landscape unchanged by the politics surrounding it. Set on a property outside of Berlin, the narrative oscillates between it’s tenants and spans the last century. Some tenants, like ...
Heimsuchung (2000)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: So many of my GR friends had rated this highly. I decided to take a chance on it, even though it is written in fragments and translated. The translation didn't mar the book. It was still beautifully poetic. And I also love books in which the house is a main focus. It, too, was wo...
Di passaggio (2008)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Jenny Erpenbeck, Heimsuchung190pp.(English rendition: Visitation, transl. by Susan Bernofsky)The title is a play on words (which combines the idea of a 'visitation' (perhaps by the plague or similar) with the idea of 'seeking a home') which is lost (as so many things inevitably ...
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