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Every little trick of survival is recalled. And not only to annoy those that are easily annoyed by annotations on the same page. Nller watching a silk string coil and uncoil in the dirt. When deported Germans returned to their homes, the political climate meant that their story had stemschaukel be whispered, if told at all.

Using poetic prose as her brush, she drags the reader through inhuman conditions to examine the guilt of a nation so prejudiced to its weakest group.

I know you will come back. Although, from a distance, the point atemschaukrl the book, as I understand it, makes more sense for me as “breath-swing”. How he starved is given particular depth and resonance. Loading comments… Trouble loading? I swallowed my spit with the evening smoke and thought about bratwurst.


The Hunger Angel – Wikipedia

This is a novel who was very appreciated by critics and probably by the whole literary world. Apr 17, Andrea Paterson rated it it was ok Shelves: Post April 10, This book is about nothing less than the human mllet. She was born in Romania, part of the German minority settled in the Banat region since the 18th century, atemschauksl the history of her immediate family reflects the turmoils of war and displacement.

They are reduced to their most precarious, dehumanized states. From all around the mess hall came the clatter of tin. Articles containing German-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Silence will not help, but neither will speaking. Occasionally they begged for food in a neighboring village or cooked edible weeds gathered from the roadside.

Her first book was published in Romania in German inand appeared only in a censored version, as atemschahkel most publications of the time. This reminds me of both Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Victor Frankl, but with a unique description, almost tender in its starkness.

Still a very literary correctly written novel, I was glad to learn atemschuakel much about the german community of Romania after the WWII.

The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller – review

To this day, I have to show hunger that I have escaped his grasp. Leo introduces us to a world ruled by hunger angels, where everyday objects take on ,ller significance: Thus, as a vehicle I rarely read fiction but this one sparked my interest given its subject material. Everything that happens is always simple.


He knows the feeling of uncertainty and fear well enough; they are under his skin and he knows how to tend to mlled. Then they were freed.

When I had nothing to cook, I walked close to the pots and pretended that I was on my way to brush my teeth at the well before going to bed.

love german books: Herta Müller: Atemschaukel/Everything I Own

I get the impression people were starting to write her off as the woman who only ever writes about Germans under Ceausescu. A book about the will to live, among other things, hreta the richness of life even under horribly reduced circumstances.

Quotes from The Hunger Angel.

Words, mere words work such wonders! Her portrait of Kati Sentry, “born feebleminded” and with the stature of a child, is overwhelming in its haunting power.