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His works often indirectly link with each other by taking up minor characters johannisacht one story and making this character the main character of another work. To ask other readers questions about Johannisnachtplease sign up. Refresh and try again.

Ends with the wrapping of johannisnact Reichstag by the artist Christo. Chris rated it liked it Jul 25, Lists with This Book. Gilles Dazord rated it liked it Oct 14, Books by Uwe Timm.


Want to Read saving…. Tanitha rated it liked it Nov 11, Corbeau rated it liked it Jan 18, Jan 16, Bernadette rated it really liked it Shelves: Julia Kloss rated it it was ok Feb 22, It was really funny and had lots of ironic moments, but the story is really lackluster and it’s format becomes repetitive in just a few chapters. Marta rated it liked it Apr 30, Odinfk rated it liked it May 26, What the book is really about is the wall that still existed in Germans’ heads, in spite of the tearing down of the actual Wall dividing Berlin.


He goes to Berlin the erstwhile east in search of a potato archive compiled by a recently deceased East German researcher. Wessis Westerners viewed the Ossis Easterners with condescencion alternately pitying their “backwardness” and disparaging them as rubes. Today he is one of the most successful contemporary authors in Germany.

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Timm imitates everyday storytelling by using everyday vocabulary and simple sentences and generally tries to imitate the way stories are orally told.

So he accepts a commission to write an article about potatoes.

During his studies, Timm was engaged in leftist activities of the s. Martha Marthicia rated it liked it Jul 03, Rot, Roman,Sonderausgabe