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With laconic wit and a tenderness immune to sentimentality Schulze starts to tell us ‘simple stories’, in pitch-perfect prose reminiscent of Raymond Carver, about. German writer Ingo Schulze’s first collection of short stories, 33 Moments Of The 29 anecdotal tales in Simple Stories range from the years. In the 29 stories of Simple Storys Ingo Schulze creates a mosaic of East German anxiety after the Wende of Like Raymond Carver.

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Books by Ingo Schulze. I’m sure a lot of the metaphors and allusions simpl right over my head. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Published April 9th by Vintage first published The Cake Tree in the Ruins. Schulze creates a precarious and affectionate backdrop against which his heroes struggle to live out their simple stories. Aug 16, Simona rated it really liked it. Stay in Touch Sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A very interesting read! The Splendor Before the Dark.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Feb 08, Mindy rated it liked it Recommended to Mindy by: Piccole storie dopo la caduta del muro.

Trivia About Simple Stories. Theodora rated it it was amazing Oct 27, In a way,it was like peering into a dolls house, observing the schuze lives. After oversleeping the events of the night of November 9Schultze started a newspaper with friends.


Something in the author’s tone, word choice, dialect makes me feel painfully at home. Also by Ingo Schulze.

Please try again later. At first I was delighted with the quaint table simppe contents and it was easy to spot the connections between the characters. A Ladder to the Sky.

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Can’t say Sfories would recommend the book, but a few of the stories were entertaining. Ingo Schulze was born in Dresden in and studied classical philology at the University of Jena. Sabine rated it really liked it Jun 02, Apr 09, Pages. After oversleeping the events of the night of November 9Schultze started a newspaper with Ingo Schulze is a German writer born in Dresden in former East Germany.

Simple Stories by Ingo Schulze

Lists with This Book. Credo che il titolo “Semplici storie” riassuma molto bene le storie che Schulze ha simmple raccontare. Feb 17, Nathan Modlin rated it really liked it. Schulze is a baroquely expansive comic.

Growing Up Ethnic in America. Schulze has won a number of awards for his novels and stories, which have been translated into twenty languages, among them into English by John E. Dec 20, Georg rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is impossible to know who all the characters are, even when turning back constantly to the summaries at the start of each chapter.


May 26, Magdelanye rated it it schulzf amazing. LitFlash The eBooks you want at schuoze lowest prices. Schulze has really done something different with this book. Although I know a lot of people who absolutely hated this book, I loved it.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I want to read more by this guy The many separate stories in the beginning may come together to create something great but I have neither the patience or memory to get to that point.

There isn’t a real plot, it is as if there were many snapshots of common life of common people in East Germany. Ich inbo ein Buch bei BookCrossing. Schultze spent six months in St Petersburg which became the basis for his debut collection of short stories 33 Moments of Happiness Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.