Bernhard Schlink on Writing The Weekend and the Short Story "The Little Fling"

Bernhard Schlink is the bestselling author of The Reader His new book, The Weekend, tells the story of a group of people involved in the political upheaval in Germany in the 1970s and how it affects their lives today In this Vook, he reflects on terror, politics and his writing process Bernhard s reflections are paired with chapters from the novel to give insight inBernhard Schlink is the bestselling author of The Reader His new book, The Weekend, tells the story of a group of people involved in the political upheaval in Germany in the 1970s and how it affects their lives today In this Vook, he reflects on terror, politics and his writing process Bernhard s reflections are paired with chapters from the novel to give insight into the history behind the story As a special bonus at the end of this Vook, read Bernard Schlink s short story A Little Fling The plot of The Weekend revolves around a group of old friends and lovers who reunite for a weekend in a secluded country home after spending decades apart They excavate old memories and pass clandestine judgments on the wildly divergent paths they ve taken since their youth But this isn t just any reunion, and their conversations about the old days aren t your typical reminiscences After twenty four years, J rg, a convicted murderer and terrorist, has been released from prison The announcement of his pardon sends shock waves throughout the country, but before the announcement, his friends some of whom were Baader Meinhof sympathizers or those who clung to them gather for his first weekend of freedom.
Bernhard Schlink on Writing The Weekend and the Short Story The Little Fling Bernhard Schlink is the bestselling author of The Reader His new book The Weekend tells the story of a group of people involved in the political upheaval in Germany in the s and how it affects t

  • Title: Bernhard Schlink on Writing The Weekend and the Short Story "The Little Fling"
  • Author: Bernhard Schlink
  • ISBN: 9781936321339
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Kindle Edition with Audio/Video
  • 1 thought on “Bernhard Schlink on Writing The Weekend and the Short Story "The Little Fling"”

    1. Bernard Schlink's writing mezmerised me. The subject mezmorized me. The writing and subject were the beacons in this little book because in the excerpt of "The Weekend" there were so many characters, even in the 20 some odd pages of the book's beginning I didn't know who was who. Because of the two only beacons this book had, I wasn't forced to go back and find who was speaking, who was the character in the scene because the pace, the beauty of the prose flowed so effortlessly.One flaw I found w [...]

    2. 191 páginas que levaram quase uma semana a ler :(Não achei a história envolvente, as personagens são pouco interessantes, pouco profundas. Vão aparecendo no livro quase que por engano, as suas vidas e experiências não são interessantesNão gostei! Só acabei de ler porque não ia deixar-me vencer por 191 páginas!!!!

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