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Settlement

Settlement( )
Author: Hein, Christoph
Translator: Boehm, Philip
ISBN:978-0-8050-7768-1
Publication Date:Dec 2008
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Metropolitan Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.00
Book Description:

In "one of the most important German novels of recent years,"* a man, a town, and a country wrestle with fifty years of displacement and political upheaval

Provincial Guldenberg is still reeling from World War II when a flood of German refugees arrives from the east, Bernhard Haber's family among them. Life is hard enough--Bernhard's father has lost an arm and his carpenter's income. But added to this injury comes an accumulation of insults, as the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.961 x 21.107 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.46 Kilograms
Author Biography
Hein, Christoph (Author)
Christoph Hein (born 8 April 1944): As a poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist, Christoph Hein is considered one of the most important and respected literary voices in Germany today. Widely acclaimed in Germany and abroad, Hein's works have been translated into 17 languages. The Tango Player, Hein's second novel to appear in English, was acclaimed as an ingenious and provocative novel by the Times Literary Supplement. The Tango Player gives the reader an insight into life in East Germany. Other novels by Hein include The Distant Lover and Death of Horn.

Hein was awarded the prestigious Heinrich Mann Prize and the West German Kritikerpreis in 1983 and was the first recipient of the Erich Fried Prize in 1990.

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