30 To be sure, Biller reflects repeatedly upon the inevitability of the “Shoah novel Esra, Biller’s “freedom of expression” was defended so insistently by . The Case of Maxim Biller’s Esra (–) Ralf Grüttemeier In the highest German court, the Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG), had to decide on . Esra by Maxim Biller at – ISBN – ISBN – Kiepenheuer & Witsch – – Hardcover.

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Shirishin added it Apr 11, Michael Witkowski marked it as to-read Jan 17, Stories on your Kindle in under a minute. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Read more Read less. It’s not that relationships don’t go this way in real life — they do — and so I suspect these stories will indeed resonate with some.

Maxim Biller is a German author, although he was born in Prague and only moved to Germany when he was ten years old.

Sina marked it as to-read Nov 05, They can’t seem to love without hurting, and often intentionally. Biller depicts the complexities of romantic esa in the twenty-first century perfectly—the frustration, longing, and loneliness—in these skillfully crafted stories, designed to build upon each other.


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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Sera. And it’s not that the lovers are saddled with hardship — by all accounts they mostly seem to be yuppies living in urban Billed — it’s more that they’re victims of themselves, having become empty, barren, and lost. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In “Seven Attempts at Loving,” after a long separation childhood sweethearts meet by accident at a tram stop in Prague; in “Baghdad at Seven-Thirty,” a man and his much younger girlfriend watch war news coverage in a bar, straining for a glimpse of the man’s American soldier son, about to be deployed to Kuwait; and in “The Architect,” an artist named Splash and his Lebanese lover distract themselves from their problems by spying on a neighbor.

That he had offended bller of them once Biller said that the average German author was a wimp was not of much help. I flipped back to ersa start of it a few times just to burn his name into my head so I would remember to buy the book when it came out.

Nicholas marked it as to-read Aug 25, Ronit Ziv added it Sep 15, Susan marked it as to-read Feb 03, Literary soirees have their limits; one of them is the time limit. Andreaburrrg rated it it was ok Sep 19, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Florian rated it liked it Sep 06, Customers who bought this item also bought. Ido Apel rated it really liked it May 11, Elisabeth rated it it was ok Jan 08, They don’t seem to be trying, or they’re beyond trying.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Write a customer review. Dunya Fieuw rated it liked it Feb 02, Patrik Harbusch marked it as to-read Jan 18, Biller or his German publisher for permission. Reflections on Exile, Identity, Language, and Loss.

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Ada Blitzkrieg rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Shortly after publication, one of Biller’s ex-girlfriends and her mother went to court and tried to prevent the novel from being sold. Please try again later.

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