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Schlump: Hans Herbert Grimm

Novels about combat in WWI seem to have commonalities (trenches, lice, endless shell bombardment, and various body parts strewn across the ground). And, of course, there’s always the sense of terrible waste. 712 more words


Final Thoughts on German Literature Month 2016

I know that some of you, including my co-host, are extending German Literature Month through December. I am not keen on extending events, so this is my goodbye to GLM. 182 more words


#germanlitmonth VI Round 1 Wrap-Up

Why Round 1?  While the official part of GLM VI is finished, the unofficial extension is about to begin.  As the European Literary Network are hosting a German month in December, I, for one, will use it for further German literature reading and reviewing (starting with the German-language literature on International Dublin Literary Award Longlist.) The contributions index at… 330 more words


German Literature Month - Franz Kafka - Part One - The Metamorphosis

My reading has been pretty bad this year and it has affected my blogging adversely. I tried to get out of this reading slump by participating in reading events, but this didn’t work. 1,103 more words

Book Review

Goethe's Italian Journey - Part Four

News has recently reached us from Germany of a discovery which should be of great interest to all with an interest in the country’s literature.  While tidying up in the great man’s study in the so-called… 1,842 more words