Nov 23, syrin rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Johannisnachtplease sign up. His brother, 16 years his senior, was a soldier in the Waffen SS and died in Ukraine in Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kamathpoornima rated it liked it Dec 31, His brother, 16 years his senior, was a soldier in the Waffen SS and died in Ukraine in Ends with the wrapping of the Reichstag by the artist Christo.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. About the Author Uwe Timm, geborenfreier Schriftsteller seit Niki rated it liked it Dec 26, This book, set shortly after German reunification, himm ostensibly about a West German writer commissioned to write about potatoes. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book.
The Goodreads summary is not for this book, but rather for Umbrella by Ferdinand Mount! Uwe Timm spins a fascinating tale here, one filled with surprise, magic, comedy, and hope.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Adrienne rated it it was ok Jul 25, Three times Timm has been called as a writer-in-residence to several universities in English-speaking countries: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To ask other readers questions about Johannisnachtplease sign up. Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm. He goes to Berlin the erstwhile east in search of a potato archive compiled by a recently deceased East German researcher.
Johannisnacht by Uwe Timm 2 star ratings Things seem a little disjointed, but it all connects in the end. Open Preview See a Problem?
From to he was a member of the German Communist Party. Simon rated it it was ok Dec 02, Robert rated it it was ok Jun 18, His works often indirectly link with each other by taking up minor characters from one story and making this character the main character of another work. Edward Docking rated it liked it Nov 01, Fabfabian rated it really liked it Jan 13, Jan 16, Bernadette rated it really liked it Shelves: Today he is one of the most successful contemporary authors in Germany.
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Uwe Timm was the youngest son in his family. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Quite a slow start, but Timm really builds this story into a certain kind of comedy of errors that is both entertaining and manages to fit in a few seamless moments of reflection. Translation of a German novel about the joining of East and West Berlin and the disconnect in the way people think in those two cultures. Wonderfully imaginative and innovative in its writing.
Uwe Timm: "Johannisnacht"