Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink, translated from the German by Michael Henry Heim, is about one man’s attempt to connect with his past. Because the narrator is German as is the author, it is tempting to look at the novel in larger terms, to make it the story of a people trying to connect with their shared history. 778 more words
The most unusual thing about Wolf Haas’s detective thriller Brenner and God, a novel not shy about tackling unusual things, is the narrator.
What to make of the narrator? 519 more words
A look in R J Dent’s library at The Other Side (a significant novel that influenced Kafka) by Austrian printmaker, illustrator and novelist – Alfred Kubin. 37 more words