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Daniel Kehlmann
Birth date: January 13, 1975
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 2 years ago
You Should Have Left tells the story of a screenwriter, who is struggling with the deadline for his next screenplay and whose marriage is desintegrating. In this tense situation he takes his wife and his 4 year old daughter to a remote cabin in the mountain ... because that is apparently what German...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 3 years ago
"It was both odd and injust, said Gauss, a real example of the pitiful arbitrariness of existence, that you were born into a particular time and held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future." I'm not sure...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 3 years ago
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/155758317348/you-should-have-left-a-story-by-daniel-kehlmannOne of the most difficult books to illustrate the reason for my giving it four stars. From the first day until my last I never had a handle on where even the minimal characters or myself ever were. Each day'...
buchflimmern
buchflimmern rated it 5 years ago
Teils satirischer Roman über einen Kunstkritiker, der eine Biografie über einen obskuren Maler schreiben will. Als versnobter Heuchler und Opportunist hofft besagter Kritiker auf den baldigen Tod des Malers, um die Biografie besser verkaufen zu können.Wie immer gut zu lesen und kompakt, mit interess...
buchflimmern
buchflimmern rated it 5 years ago
Ich steh einfach auf Kurzgeschichten. Kann ich nicht anders sagen. Und auch, wenn die hier mich nicht vom Hocker gerissen haben wie die Geschichten von Katherine Mansfield zum Beispiel, waren sie sehr gut. "Schnee" hat mir am besten gefallen und ist auch mit eine der typischsten Kehlmann-Stories: Ei...
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