Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass


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  1. says: Günter Grass Ø 9 Read & Download review Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Günter Grass Read & Download Hundejahre

    Read & Download Hundejahre Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass Günter Grass Ø 9 Read & Download Dog Years is one of the most complex novels written in the twentieth century and one of the most powerful as well Günter Grass is at the top of his creativityWhat does a river like the Vistula carry away with it Everything that goes to pieces

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass Günter Grass Ø 9 Read & Download review Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Günter Grass Finishing this monster novel the sound I feel like uttering is a guttural deep barking approval What a tour de forceIf I hadn't read his autobiographical Beim Häuten der Zwiebel very recently I doubt I would have understood a word But as it is even the most confusing changes of scenes and characters make sense as an artistic expression of the confusion and pain that the Second World War and the collapse of Germany caused Günter Grass' gen

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass The last volume in the Danzig Trilogy is also the longest and most intricate I felt I could feel the grimy mud between my toes on the banks of the bay near Gdansk where a lot of the action takes place It is also another lens into the horrors of Hitler's Germany and a fantastic book I'd recommend it after The Tin Drummer and Cat and Mouse and think you will not be disappointed

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    review Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Günter Grass Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass Dog Years was mind bendingly great We are all scarecrowsTwo boys and a dog are on the banks of a river watching debris stream by furniture uniforms from past wars clothing from other eras the carcasses of cats and farm animals In oth

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass I haven't read this book for a while now but I have read it over and over I had to put it on the list because it's my favorite book of all time and this seems like a logical place to say so When Dog Years gets talked about it is generally said to be a lesser creation than The Tin Drum which is kind of a companion Actually the two are part of Grass's Danzig trilogy which also includes Cat and Mouse Anyway I've a

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass I miss the brilliance that was The Tin DrumDog Years was a difficult read It was dense it was slow moving and by the end of it I felt a sense of accomplishment and relief and yet I cannot for the life of me tell you what this book is really about I could appreciate what Grass was focusing on which was the aftermath of the war in Germany However as someone who knows precious little about that period I didn’t

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass review Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ø Günter Grass Read & Download Hundejahre What can a whelp like myself tell about Dog Years read barely an hour ago in Ralph Manheim's English translationI can't tell you anything for I have a bad memory and my conscience is flooding over I can only try and channel my impr

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass My reading of Dog Years haunts me It was a crossroads time and the absorbtion is steeped in a peculiar melancholy about the moves about to unde

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass ArfwhoofI did itBut it wasn't that easyNow I feel like the dog printed in the front cover of this book and drawn by Grass himself A dog with its tongue out after a long run all through unknown narrative woodsJust like Prinz did escaping from his famous black moustached owner in the siege of Berlin crossing riv

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    Pdf Read [Hundejahre] ï Günter Grass What a dogged reading Looks if nothing is going to happen None of the character talks with himself to bring out any kind of insight There is a parasitic dependence on the things without to have any movement in the story It at times is a dog thinking and reasoning like a man and the other way for a man What is the point if it is as uncertain and as non starter as it appears if not a sudden uirk or a twist in the story o

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Hundejahre Download ë 109 The horrors of the Third Reich before anaesthetising itself with the chaos of disintegratio ArfwhoofI did itBut it wasn t that easyNow I feel like the dog printed in the front cover of this book and drawn by Grass himself A dog with its tongue out after a long run all through unknown narrative woodsJust like Prinz did escaping from his famous black moustached owner in the siege of Berlin crossing river Elbe somehow Well despite of its uick appearance Prinz the dog is the main character of this book standing as a symbol of uite many thingsfreedom stubborness human stupidity struggle of life disobedience Those were the Dog Years This book talks about them The novel is good and interesting but technically is not a novel There are amazing and enjoyable parts as well as heavy and obscure paragraphs You could look at the style used by Grass gere as a German way of the stream of consciousness You won t find any Leopold Bloom here though But at least there is some brilliant ironyDog Years is undeniably a rather chaotic book accumulating symbolism historic references peculiar ways of speaking and grotesue characters And yet this novel was very stimulating way for my poor little brains albeit I would have preferred a clearer distinction among the different characters in this very original frame But hey We re talking about Guenter Grass after all AnywayI confess how I skipped over many pages of this novel It was necessary Besides my Italian edition was printed in a very bad way making the reading process strenuous and uneasy after page 80 I had to bend the whole book for being able to read the end of each sentence on the even pagesFor those who are not prepared enough I warn you this novel will probably make you stoned but still is a goldmine of useful informations about life in that thin GermanPolish line before the blast of World War II Just read it with a strong preliminary K ration of patience and your tail will have its dance

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Hundejahre Download ë 109 In an explosive fusion of myth and reality magic and romance Dog Years charts forty years of Finishing this monster novel the sound I feel like uttering is a guttural deep barking approval What a tour de forceIf I hadn t read his autobiographical Beim H uten der Zwiebel very recently I doubt I would have understood a word But as it is even the most confusing changes of scenes and characters make sense as an artistic expression of the confusion and pain that the Second World War and the collapse of Germany caused G nter Grass generationIt is a twisted fairytale and an epistolary love story and a journey into the Underworld and a mythological uest for revenge It is a political satire and a social study and a story of friendship and betrayalIt is realistic and fantastic and vulgar and sophisticated It gives a lost generation an ugly yet elouent voice following the path from F hrer worshipping children over a confused youth to a disillusioned adulthood full of guilt shame and hatred that has to be hidden in order to survive activity during the Wirtschaftswunder as an indirect form of therapy and a way of hiding former selves Those former selves were reuired by the state from 1933 1945 only to turn into dangerous liabilities after the war All of a sudden other aspects of identity have to be found promoted and believed inWalter Matern Harry Liebenau AmselHaseloff Tulla Pokriefke Jenny Brunies they all carry their bad timing of birth through life as a burden Born into mayhem they turn to drastic solutions to odd problems And the dogs They mirror their masters just like their masters mirror them

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Hundejahre Download ë 109 German history starting with 1917 to expose the madness of a society that bred and nurtured Dog Years was mind bendingly great We are all scarecrowsTwo boys and a dog are on the banks of a river watching debris stream by furniture uniforms from past wars clothing from other eras the carcasses of cats and farm animals In other words German historyThe two friends are Walter Matern and Eduard Amsel who is not so secretly half Jewish Eddi is an artist and a thinker Matern is the physical one acting as his bodyguard Together with a gang of friends he was happily beating the overweight Eddi in the schoolyard when for no reason he could understand he suddenly switched sides The two boys are inseparable growing up in the flat farmland near the Vistula One day little Amsel discovers that he s an artist he makes scarecrows out of sticks and pipes and discarded clothing miraculous scarecrows that do an unnaturally good job of scaring crows away Everyone wants one But over time the scarecrows come to resemble people Amsel knows culminating in a fearsome bird monster This made me think Grass must have read Bruno Schulz The townspeople turn on him making him destroy his collection and his studio forcing him to leave townLater in the novel when Hitler is firmly in control of Germany Amsel now a young man smiles and tries eagerly to fit in In the novel s most chilling scene Matern seduced by the deadly tribal brotherhood of the brown shirted Storm Troopers leads a brutal attack on his oldest friend viciously smashing every one of his teeth A changed Eddi Amsel rises from the earth packs a suitcase and slips away into the nightThe second section of the novel is written as a series of letters from the morally ambivalent everyman Harry Liebenau to his beloved cousin Tula detailing their childhood his experiences as a soldier and the history and pedigree of the German Shepherd Prinz Hitler s favorite dog The final part of the narrative belongs to a repentant Walter with a hilariously vengeful tour through postwar Germany eventually bringing him back together with his old friend Amsel I don t have the words to properly laud this immensely powerful book It s a distillation of poetic wordplay human nature philosophy myth and history It is by turns gentle witty wise unforgiving sorrowing terrifying compassionate critical pornographic scatalogical and savagely funny Dog Years is a masterpiece of German literature a deep long broad exploration of that terrible time in history when millions of ordinary people all together took leave of their senses a book that manages to be an apology a celebration and a warning

  • Paperback
  • 624
  • Hundejahre
  • Günter Grass
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 9780749394509