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Welcome to the reviews of Issue 24: Autumn 2008.


A list of contents

A list of contents
Lupe
This list of contents separates the reviews into genre as they appear in the print issue.

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Aebli, Kurt

Aebli, Kurt
Lupe
Ich bin eine Nummer zu klein für mich
I watch how my day spends its day how the day spends me

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Amann, Klaus

Amann, Klaus
Lupe
Robert Musil – Literatur und Politik
A Man With Undoubted Qualities

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Beyer, Marcel

Beyer, Marcel
Lupe
Kaltenburg
‘Ah, but a small bird without a name’ – Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory

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Bräunig, Werner

Bräunig, Werner
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Gewöhnliche Leute
Ordinary folk in extraordinary times

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Bärfuss, Lukas

Bärfuss, Lukas
Lupe
Hundert Tage
Stark, merciless, upfront – a novel that demands to be read

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Cohn, Willy

Cohn, Willy
Lupe
Kein Recht, Nirgends. Breslauer Tagebücher 1933-1941. Eine Auswahl
An essential work

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Duve, Karen

Duve, Karen
Lupe
Taxi
The cool diva of dark wit is back

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Erpenbeck, Jenny

Erpenbeck, Jenny
Lupe
Heimsuchung
In a house by the lake

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Fatah, Sherko

Fatah, Sherko
Lupe
Das dunkle Schiff
A stunning novel of Iraq

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Florescu, Catalin Florian

Florescu, Catalin Florian
Lupe
Zaira
Once upon a time in Romania

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Grass, Günter

Grass, Günter
Lupe
Die Box
(The Box: Stories From the Darkroom)

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Gstrein, Norbert

Gstrein, Norbert
Lupe
Die Winter im Süden
He’ll come back one day, you know

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Hamann, Brigitte

Hamann, Brigitte
Lupe
Hitlers Edeljude. Das Leben des Armenarztes Eduard Bloch
A Jew held in high regard – by Hitler

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Hamann, Brigitte (Sample Translation)

Hamann, Brigitte (Sample Translation)
Hitlers Edeljude. Das Leben des Armenarztes Eduard Bloch
A Jew held in high regard – by Hitler

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Hatt, Hanns and Dee, Regine

Hatt, Hanns and Dee, Regine
Lupe
Das Maiglöckchen-Phänomen
The Scent of a Woman – and much else besides

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Hein, Jakob

Hein, Jakob
Lupe
Vor mir den Tag, hinter mir die Nacht
(The Day Ahead, the Night Behind)

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Hein, Jakob (Sample Translation)

Hein, Jakob (Sample Translation)
Vor mir den Tag, hinter mir die Nacht
(The Day Ahead, the Night Behind)

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Jardine, Anja

Jardine, Anja
Lupe
Als der Mond vom Himmel fiel
Stories that linger – a welcome newcomer

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Klonovsky, Michael

Klonovsky, Michael
Lupe
Der Schmerz der Schönheit
Thwarted love and stirring arias – an engaging study of the man from Lucca

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Kopetzky, Steffen

Kopetzky, Steffen
Lupe
Der letzte Dieb
Racoons? I’ll give you racoons.

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Lenz, Siegfried

Lenz, Siegfried
Lupe
Schweigeminute
‘… She patted the edge of the bed, an invitation to sit …’

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Moog, Philipp

Moog, Philipp
Lupe
Lebenslänglich
All’s fair in love and banking

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Münch, Peter

Münch, Peter
Lupe
Der Duft des Lindenbaums. Ein Tagebuch aus Sarajewo
A young voice from Sarajevo

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Naoura, Salah

Naoura, Salah
Lupe
Konrad, Krax und die telepathischen Tauben
Tulipan Verlag’s delightful discovery

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Noll, Ingrid

Noll, Ingrid
Lupe
Kuckuckskind
There were three in the bed and the little one said ...

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Poschmann, Marion

Poschmann, Marion
Lupe
Hundenovelle
This is no Lassie Come Home

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Schlögel, Karl

Schlögel, Karl
Lupe
Terror und Traum. Moskau 1937
A brilliant masterpiece: Moscow 1937 – an arena of European history

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Schneider, Hansjörg

Schneider, Hansjörg
Lupe
Hunkeler und die goldene Hand
Death at the Spa

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Schulthess, Konstanze von

Schulthess, Konstanze von
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Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg. Ein Porträt
A mother’s love – a wife’s loss – a woman’s strength

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Schulze, Ingo

Schulze, Ingo
Lupe
Adam und Evelyn
Paradise Lost?

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Stamm, Peter

Stamm, Peter
Lupe
Wir fliegen
A master craftsman of the short story

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Steinacher, Gerald

Steinacher, Gerald
Lupe
Nazis auf der Flucht. Wie Kriegsverbrecher über Italien nach Übersee entkamen, 1946–1955
From Italy to the complex melting pot of Argentina

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Steinaecker, Thomas von (With illustrations by Daniela Kohl)

Steinaecker, Thomas von (With illustrations by Daniela Kohl)
Lupe
Geister
We all have our ghosts

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Storz, Oliver

Storz, Oliver
Lupe
Die Freibadclique
A narrative suffused with melancholy and beauty

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Tellkamp, Uwe

Tellkamp, Uwe
Lupe
Der Turm. Geschichte aus einem versunkenen Land
The definitive novel on the German Democratic Republic?

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Thelen, Albert Vigoleis

Thelen, Albert Vigoleis
Lupe
Die Insel des zweiten Gesichts
‘He sucked his lungs full of salt-spiced Mallorcan maritime air. … Onward!’

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Timm, Uwe

Timm, Uwe
Lupe
Halbschatten
Voices from beyond the grave and soaring memories

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Voorhoeve, Anne C.

Voorhoeve, Anne C.
Lupe
Einundzwanzigster Juli
Taught to love an ideology – but when reality colours that?

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Walder, Vanessa

Walder, Vanessa
Lupe
Der Zauberfluch des Elfenkönigs
If you go down to the woods today …

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Waldis, Angelika

Waldis, Angelika
Lupe
Die geheimen Leben der Schneiderin
Curl up with this delightful read

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Wallner, Michael

Wallner, Michael
Lupe
Die Zeit des Skorpions
What does tomorrow hold?

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Wells, Benedict

Wells, Benedict
Lupe
Becks letzter Sommer
Friendship, girls and rock ‘n’ roll

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