30 To be sure, Biller reflects repeatedly upon the inevitability of the “Shoah novel Esra, Biller’s “freedom of expression” was defended so insistently by . The Case of Maxim Biller’s Esra (–) Ralf Grüttemeier In the highest German court, the Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG), had to decide on . Esra by Maxim Biller at – ISBN – ISBN – Kiepenheuer & Witsch – – Hardcover.

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Scoutaccount rated it liked it Dec 08, Literary soirees have billeer limits; one of them is the time limit. I had bought the rights to publish Mr.

Shirishin added it Apr 11, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. But it’s not the brevity or simplicity that marks Biller’s style, it’s that for a collection of “love stories,” his tales and characters are stripped of any apparent remnant of emotion or sentimentality that are more typical of the kind of characters that inhabit Carver’s world but I’ll leave the Carver contrasts to Ms.

Esra by Maxim Biller

The thing about these stories is that rather than rooting for any of the characters in the collection, I found myself rooting instead for mankind And yet even then, Biller recalls for us that, in contrast to the man she leaves him for, the man who kills her was the one who was able to was able to make her come to orgasm immediately. My connection to this author goes back to billee time when I still had a publishing house in Amsterdam, specializing in non-Aryan German literature. Showing of 2 reviews.


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It’s not that relationships don’t go this way in real life — they do — and so I suspect these stories will indeed resonate with some. Neni marked it as to-read Aug 19, In Biller published his second novel in Germany Esra.

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Like what you read? Biller is sharp, almost surgical in his spare portrayal of relationships.

Read more Read less. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Books by Maxim Biller. Hanna marked it as to-read Oct 09, Hoshinoko rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Robert added it Jul 06, Kristina added it Apr 27, After that we sleep side by side, we wake up, it’s morning, I go into the bathroom again, and when I come back the smell of the bedroom tells me that I absolutely must spend the next night alone.


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Customers who bought this item also bought. To be honest, sex was dealt with in two sentences. It’s always the same. Set mainly in Germany and the Czech Republic, with side trips to Tel Aviv, France, and New York, billler wry, elliptical narratives chart the passions and the discontents of men and women who vanish from esrw other’s lives and reappear without notice, and whom Biller often catches at the moment of confronting the mystery of what keeps them together, or what has driven them apart.

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