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Timur Vermes
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 4 years ago
Provocative satire, that is definitely not "pro-Hitler", but also raises quite a few interesting points when our modern societies are concerned. Mainly, the power of the media; the way one can use it to ends that aren't the ones the audience thinks; and how it can be easy enough for a person with he...
TJH's Shelf
TJH's Shelf rated it 5 years ago
This book has the interesting premise that Hitler, somehow finding himself alive in present-day (2011) Germany, tries to regain popularity and power with the use of modern media. However, I'm not entirely sure what the author is trying to convey.If it is trying to portray how a person from the 1940s...
Emma Richey
Emma Richey rated it 5 years ago
Just kidding. [spoiler] But he does wake up in an empty lot..in 2011 Berlin [/spoiler]. But Timur Vermes Look Who's Back reads like the world's longest, most hilarious scenario joke you've ever run across. Except that Timur Vermes isn't joking...[spoiler] and neither is his Hitler[/spoiler]. Time ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: radio-4, play-dramatisation, germany, alternative-history, satire, published-2012, translation, amusing, berlin, autumn-2015 Read from October 20, 2013 to October 05, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06f54rqDescription: The next stop on Radio 4's literary journey across Europe ...
Haidji - Books...and...Books!
Haidji - Books...and...Books! rated it 6 years ago
I have read this book with mixed feelings.It is bizarre, maybe. But there were moments that this book made me laugh loud.The book managed to shine a light on the more ridiculous aspects of modern life and in particular the media and the deification of celebrity.Despite the strange subject matter, Ti...
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