Buy Das Wochenende by Bernhard Schlink (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Das Wochenende examines how their feelings have changed in the interval. It debates Bernhard Schlink was born in in Bielefeld, Germany. A lawyer, he. How do we like our terrorists now? Can a man with four murders to his credit, pardoned by the German state and released from prison after

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The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink – review | Books | The Guardian

Ilse is bernyard on her plot writing: Questions about Jorg’s atttitudes to his former actions and his current views, the varying responses of his companions especially, his sister Christiane, his bernharv betrayer Henner, his accuser Ulrich, and the committed Marxist Marko provide the stage for Schlink’s philosophical ruminations.

If you’re looking for a thriller, look somewhere else. She wonders about becoming isolated; all those topics pardoning terrorists, the RAF…the German Autumn are sick. However, more than anything it is the participation of two young men with opposing views and motivations for their presence, that breaks the apparent psychological comfort zone of the group.

Book review: Bernhard Schlink’s “Das Wochenende” and “Die Frau auf der Treppe”

However, for reasons unknown, he meanders far afield to create new and revive old romantic attachments for the group including a bizarre young seductress for Woxhenende and to introduce an interloping and “mysterious” stranger whose true identity is an almost banal literary device. One couple finds love. So here we are circaand a terrorist, responsible for the murder of four people, is being released from prison.

More than twenty years in prison…charged with terrorism! The wocheennde character in the book is a former member of a domestic terror organization in Germany who was in prison for the last 20 something years and now spends his first weekend in freedom with friends from back in the day that didn’t radicalize themselves like he has done.


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Schlink skillfully mines the tension between the passionate idealism of youth and the nagging uncertainties of middle age in “a cross between The Big C Schlink’s latest foray into fiction is far more concerned with ideas wochenense with plot development and characterization. The idea behind the novel is so very good but I feel Schlink failed to deliver it with the proper gravitas and depth the subject deserved. Or, in fact, is Jan living a new life?

In his own defence, the ex-terrorist clings to the zeal with which the postwar generation in Germany took up a resistance that remained dormant in their own parents during the Nazi era.

If you are familiar with the film or have watched the DVD, you are familiar with a few of its themes. Maar dat blijkt lang wochdnende. Sorted out a lot of things for me in terms of German history, from to today, and including America nd the Arabs.

Similarly, Homecoming takes up the story of a young boy sent to stay for the summer with his grandparents in Switzerland, where he comes across proofs of an old novel describing a soldier coming home from the war. To ask other readers questions about Das Wochenendeplease sign up. Of ze nu tandtechnicus, advocaat of dominee zijn geworden, alle genodigden delen hetzelfde verleden: Intelligent Karin, who became a bishop.

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The conflicts over how to deal with the release from prison of a German terorist make an interesting subject, and Schlink shows how it elicits different repsonses from different friends and relatives gathered for ‘the weekend’, but it all rather trails out inconclusively. Is it the failure to win that puts an activist in the wrong?


Refresh and try again. Conflict is there but it is barely solved. He himself feels awkward being among them. Daardoor kan ik er niet meer van 2,5 sterren voor geven, afgerond naar beneden 2, want deze schrijver kan veel meer.

Then around pagesomething happened which just irritated the crap out of me as a parent not really a spoiler, but Mum and Dad hear their daughter scream and just dither about, wochenene “oh dear, I think that is our child screaming in fright, what is that about I wonder? Na twintig jaar gevangenisstraf heeft de president van Duitsland Jorg gratie verleend.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Still, the plot is more internal than external. In het begin leek dit een 5-sterrenboek te worden maar er zitten iets te veel gewrongen scenes in het boek: Various reviewers have discussed this novel. Being together creates them all to reflect on their lives and losses and each character is explored in small separate stories. The thought-provoking aspects of this book, especially about guilt for past actions in this case, what we would probably call domestic terrorismwere interesting.

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At an bernuard gallery, he finds the picture: The book can be understood and misunderstood on so many levels. Some friends meet somewhere in the countryside to welcome back to freedom a terrorist who has been pardoned after 30 years of imprisonment. A group of, for the most part, long time friends meet at a secluded, dilapidated country villa in the countryside around Berlin.