re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial. Director: Stephen Daldry. Writers: David Hare (screenplay), Bernhard Schlink ( book). Benhard-Schlink-Cititorul – Download as Text File .txt), PDF File .pdf) or read online. Cititorul (Romanian Edition) [Bernhard Schlink] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cititorul este tulburatoarea poveste a unei iubiri.

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Deficiencies are masked by the aspiration itself, which is merely the acceptance of the defining authority. This novel breaks so many taboos, it is hard to know where to start reflecting on it.

It was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture.

The Reader

That was really the only thing that struck me about this book. I find this to be a drastic over-simplification of the tragedy and one with a great potential for allowing such a dehumanizing event to occur again.

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink 8 21 Jun 18, And all demand apparently un-virtuous behaviour. Schlink’s book was well received in his native country and elsewhere, winning several awards.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The blossoming erotic relationship strengthens his self-worth and confidence yet, at the same time, increasingly isolating him from his family and peers.


So their sexual escapades are now connected to prolonged reading sessions which each one of them enjoys. His career as a writer began with several detective novels with a main character named Selb–a play on the German word for “sel Bernhard Schlink is a German jurist and writer.

Unfortunately, those qualities could be twisted and used for evil by the Nazi regime. The self-identity of the best depends on this.

This calculator came on the market around I also couldn’t help but feel disgusted at the things taking place in the first part of the book, and I wish the problematic aspects were explored further, instead of just brushing upon the issue later on. It is this same disorder that my bernhadd acquaintances seem to fear most. I am much less rigid in my views now than I was even a decade ago. And bernhaed help people to come to terms with it. The Reader tries to do a little of both, and ends up a big, dull, intellecutally-insulting dud.

I find myself in Berg’s position. The identity and the obligations of ‘being the best’ is a very powerful lock indeed, without any obvious key.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Schlink obviously knew the dangers going in, and tried to avoid them. So many times while reading books about the Holocaust, I feel a disconnectedness from the events. She may be guilty but not as guilty as she appears, or of what she is charged with. Escaping that world is no easier than escaping the totalitarian society of Nazi Germany.


I, of course, was not all that surprised by the citizens who wished to avoid these trials or who wanted to forget about what had happened.

The transition to the courtroom, and beyond, is even worse.

Danger will only increase my love. But this oblique approach has its own power.

In an epic bit of reductionism, Schlink manages to equate the tragedy of the Holocaust with – spoiler alert, I guess – adult illiteracy.

The distance between them had been growing as Michael had been spending more time with his shlink friends; he feels guilty and believes it was something he did that caused her departure. Choice is key here, and some choices are carry a bigger weight than others. Carol Brown Janeway Translator. Michael must read it in English since its German translation has not yet been published: Instead of reporting this discovery to the judges, he allowed her to keep her secret.

Lillian Kremer, and the short chapters and streamlined plot recall detective novels and increase the realism.