tHE READER, bernhard schlink

for sex. A tender, horrifying novel that shows blazingly well how the Holocaust should be dealt with in fiction. He studied law. As Michael follows the trial, he struggles with an overwhelming question: What should his generation do with its knowledge of the Holocaust? It deserves all the attention it received. His mother, Irmgard, had been a theology student of his father, whom she married in 1938. Michael Berg is 15 when he begins a long, obsessive affair with Hanna, an enigmatic older woman. In 1997, it won the Hans Fallada Prize, a German literary award, and the Prix Laure Bataillon for works translated into French. The book became a bestseller both in Germany and the United States and was translated into 39 languages. Over the course of four decades Edmund Schlink became one of the most famous and influential Lutheran theologians in the world and a key participant in the modern Ecumenical Movement. Wenn du auf unsere Website klickst oder hier navigierst, stimmst du der Erfassung von Informationen durch Cookies auf und au├čerhalb von Facebook.

Humanities, literature 'The Reader'. One day she disappears, and he expects to never see her again. What remains is an austerely beautiful narrative of the attempt to breach the gap between Germany 's pre- and postwar generations, between the guilty and the innocent, and between words and silence. (Essays) Zurich: Diogenes, isbn Die Frau auf der Treppe. He retired in January 2006. But, to his horror, he does. Woods, New York: Pantheon Books 2005 Selfs Punishment, Bernhard Schlink and Walter Popp, translated by Rebecca Morrison, New York: Vintage Books 2007 Selfs Deception, translated by Peter Constantine, New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 2007 Homecoming translated by Michael Henry Heim, New York: Pantheon Books 2009. It was an acclaimed book published in Germany in 1995 and its popularity spiked when it was chosen for Oprah's Book Club. (Novel translated by Joyce Hackett and Bradley Schmidt. The 2008 film adaptation that was nominated for several Academy Awards, with Kate Winslet winning Best Actress for her role as Hanna. West Berlin 's, free University, graduating in 1968. Years later, as a law student observing a trial in Germany, Michael is shocked to realize that the person in the dock is Hanna.