Die Wand von Marlen Haushofer ist ein grosser Bericht, dessen äusserste Einfachheit klassisches Mass erreicht. Man kann ihn einreihen unter die Meisterwerke. The Wall | Marlen Haushofer, Shaun Whiteside | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Die Wand (German Edition) [Marlen Haushofer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book.

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Complete review here at Word by Word. German Film Critics Association Awards On the other side of the wall is a man, frozen in mid-motion. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

All the animals are sharply evoked, acting as major characters: At some point during their absence overnight a transparent barrier has appeared, walling in the hunting-lodge and its environs from the rest of the visible world. Insert space here for snarky comparisons to The Simpsons Movie or that Stephen King noveleven though The Wall predates them by 50 years and is a very different beast.

Not even a hint. During her walk, the woman encounters a cow that she takes with her. I looked for some kind of work to do, and told myself that in my situation it was childish to mourn a face, but the tormenting sense that I had lost something important would not be driven away. Haushofe after they arrive, Luise insists that Hugo accompany her to a pub in a nearby village, leaving behind their dog and the woman. Bald gesellen sich noch eine Katze und eine Hausyofer zu der Protagonistin, die ebenfalls auf ihrer Seite der Wand gestrandet sind.


To ask other readers questions about The Wallplease sign up. She learns to cultivate vegetables, to hunt, to milk Bella, and to prepare and preserve meat.

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But they never come and their existence is by no means certain. View all 8 comments. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The end of the world was not written to tuck you hausofer at night. Luckily there is a gun and our narrator, very much against her own wishes, is forced to go out and kill deer. Renewed interest is assured by the film that is currently under production, with the principal role filled by German actress Martina Gedeck, best known for her starring role in Oscar-winning Naushofer Lives of Others.

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I keep thinking about that. In the story, the nameless sie is somehow trapped in a rural area when I am going to be in the minority when it comes to reviewing this book. What matters is she finds ways to survive throughout the seasons– she is able to prioritize and push herself to accomplish what needs to be done.

She decided that she would stay there in the summer as there were cranberries to be eie and she could take the bull and Bella plus Lynx and the cat with her.

One of my favorite books. I don’t think I would have finished the print version The narrator must take care not to lose sight of her humanity as she struggles through two winters and one glorious summer with only a dog, a cat, and a cow for company. Don’t have a Kindle? She licked it, scratched runnels through its soft nap and finally rested on it, white breast on red velvet, her eyes narrowed to green slits, a magnificent fairy-tale creature.


I pity animals, and I pity people, because they’re thrown into this life without being consulted. Als ze in een spiegel kijkt: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Mir hat sich bis zum Ende nicht erschlossen, was die Autorin mit ihrem Buch aussagen wollte. Out of the harshness a new self has emerged.

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Coop99 Filmproduktion Starhaus Filmproduktion. The resulting document is a plausible account wanf how one person might survive in such a situation.

However, while Haushofer’s narrator proves that a solitary human existence with animal accompaniment is possible, she also concedes that it would be better if a different choice had been made. Important for the animals to survive, and unimportant for the force of nature. De strijd van de naamloze vrouw tegen de elementen, de strijd om het bestaan, om te overleven wordt afgewisseld met filosofische bespiegelingen zoals hier over de tijd: Why does she write?

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This is all truthful. About isolation and relationships with animals