Short Stories in German
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Short Stories in German

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Description

This new volume of eight short stories offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations. The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 20mm | 160g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140265422
  • 9780140265422
  • 7,052

About Ernst Zillekens

Ernst Zillekens teaches German at Charterhouse in Godalming, Surrey.show more

Table of contents

Short Stories in GermanIntroduction The Listener, or a Description of a Route with a Hidden Motive Siegfried Lenz (b. 1926)Waiting for the Guests Dieter Wellershoff (b. 1925)Eating Mussels (Excerpt) Birgit Vanderbeke (b. 1956)The Good Old Days Gabriele Wohmann (b. 1932)Lascia Judith Hermann (b. 1970)Chicago/Shanty Town Georg Klein (b. 1953)Grandfather and the Decision-makers Christoph Hein (b. 1944)The Suspect Jurek Becker (b. 1937)Notes on German Text Acknowledgmentsshow more