First published to acclaim in Germany, The Wall chronicles the life of the last surviving human on earth, an ordinary middle-aged woman who awakens one morning to find that everyone else has vanished. Assuming her isolation to be the result of a military experiment gone awry, she begins the... show more
First published to acclaim in Germany, The Wall chronicles the life of the last surviving human on earth, an ordinary middle-aged woman who awakens one morning to find that everyone else has vanished. Assuming her isolation to be the result of a military experiment gone awry, she begins the terrifying work of survival and self-renewal. This novel is at once a simple and moving tale and a disturbing meditation on humanity.
Publish date: November 16th 1999
Publisher: Cleis Press
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, Book Club
, 20th Century
, German Literature
, Post Apocalyptic
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/146806430403/the-wall-by-marlen-haushoferWhat a marvelous book. It is beyond me why this novel is classified a feminist classic as it holds up as something great no matter whose sex wrote it. This is a story of redemption under grave circumstances. It is a tale of dete...
I am almost haunted by this book. The woman in this tale is unlike any, or maybe it is just that she is every woman. She finds herself trapped in a hunting lodge after an unexplainable "wall" has come down around her. She is all alone, except for the animals she cares for. A woman past her prime wit...
Rezension auch hier ==> Marlen Haushofer – Die Wand | AnjaIsReadingAls ich das erste Mal von diesem Buch gehört habe, hatte es schon fast 50 Jahre auf dem Buckel. Vermutlich durch die Verfilmung mit Martina Gedeck in der Hauptrolle (die ich übrigens nicht gesehen habe) wieder ins Gedächtnis der Lese...
While reading The Wall it was as if I was reading something that I had written, not someone else. It was the same feeling I often get when I've read a journal entry that I wrote years ago, familiar but at the same time it seems as though everything written in that journal happened to someone else. T...
Dieser Roman war mein 1. von der Autorin...gefesselt bis zur letzten Seite konnte ich es garnicht glauben, als ich am Ende ankam...hielt das Buch danach noch eine ganze Zeit in den Händen...in der Hoffnung, dass...aber es war unwiderruflich zu ende...also informierte ich mich über diese Autorin...un...
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