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DissolutionThis prose poem by Jenny Erpenbeck is clearly art of the highest order so much so that I feel a little inadeuate eviewing it It is the story of a house looking over a
lake in Brandenburg not far from Berlin Built by a y One word brilliant I just had some conversation in Brandenburg not far from Berlin Built by a y One word brilliant I just had some conversation another eview of Sherwood Anderson s Winesburg Ohio This book is similar but masterful Sold as a novel it is eally of a novel in stories centered around a plot of land on a lake and a house that apparently German writer Erpenbeck s family once owned This accounts for the visceral details and the heavy emotion that hangs around the events that occur during the historical time period in which this book takes place outside Berlin It is somewhat autobiographicalIt takes a while to get into the book At least it took several chapters for me to get invested So if you pick it up keep going oh i love it when i get to eview a book that elizabeth has just eviewed as though i am going to be able to add anything to the discussion except a weak echo of i agree this book is goodso i will just uickly elate my experience with this book which is indeed pretty greatbut not at firstat first it was killing me with boredom i have been eading too much teen fiction as of late and there the pacing is perfect for hot summer and slipping attention span this book is NOT for those who can t pay attention this is some highly concentrated deliberate prose and at first before the human characters come into it it seems to be just words words words being boringbut the significance will become clear lateraside i ecently went to the movies to see general orders no 9 and it was a small artsy theater and the host of
the evening who i did not find smug but connor said was a little prefaced the evening by saying evening who i did not find smug but connor said was a little prefaced the evening by saying is hard to get people to come out for a film like this a film without human characters on a friday night when you could be going to see the green lantern and that was supposed to make us feel good about ourselves like we had made the informed choice for fiber over candy bars but seriouslythat movie is soooo boring yes city is bad country is good progress is problematic i get it take a note from koyaanisatsi and have good musicbut i digress the only eason i bring it up is because the arc of the book is similar to the arc of the movie and starting this book the day after i saw the movie i was apprehensive when it began with a glacier and then moved on to a whole lot of talk about plants and slow growth bad synchronicity badline from filmdeer trail becomesindian trail becomescounty oadbut in this bookopen land becomes family house becomes nazi toiletthat is not a uote that is just the way the story progresses and the book is just a damn sight better at doing what needs to be done the details are perfection the tone is completely detached so whether the scene is someone pruning a tree or someone dying in a gas chamber there is an emotional emove that only serves to make the eader s emotions powerful how she managed to write such a highly concentrated book is beyond me truly it is luminous did i just use the word luminous to describe a book i think i did this book should be ead slowly and carefully and thoughtfully and then it should be ead again she is eally that goodgreg s eview is also good and caused a great deal of fighting which is funny even if a lot of it has been deletedcome to my blog Imagine a geologist examining. Ein Haus an einem märkisch.
Jenny Erpenbeck ¾ 2 ReadState eflected in the German Democratic Republic what a choice of words to name a totalitarian factory of deceit and oppression to the Reunification and a fragile future 12 characters whose lives irrevocably depended on and altered by the fate of their land where the notion of has been lost in a haunting dark version of Chaucer s Tales albeit much powerful and poignant Dark fables narrating a journey of loss and violence Now no one knows she is here any longer All around her everything is black and the care of this black chamber is she herself The circumstance that there isn t even a narrow crack to let the light in is intended to save her life but it also means there is no longer anything differentiating her from the darkness Jenny Erpenbeck writes unlike any other writer I ve ever had the fortune to ead I have never come across such a powerful blend of darkness poetry exposure of the subconscious dread for what is to come and a deep sadness and guilt for all that could not be prevented This is evident in her masterpiece The End of Days and in Visitation Her writing is like a glorious ivy that grows and grows and still has certain parts that are unseen by the sun Beautiful symbolism clarity through
Metaphors Themes That Arethemes that are to each other images that are lurking in a cold corner waiting to enter your mind Customs of marriage and death co exist with memories of a bloody past a terrifying present a hope that something will change Once again War shows itself as the greatest culprit a plague not by God but by human beings that are ignorant of every basic virtue and sense War as a chance for uneducated fools to exert control War as the ultimate weapon for tyrants War as the nightmare that will always be by our side as long as the human ace exists When you ve arrived can you still be said to be fleeing And when you e fleeing can you ever arrive The Architect is the symbol of the open wound of a country torn in two eflected in the presence of the S Bahn walking in the streets of a divided Berlin eaching Friedrichstra e A girl of Jewish descent tries to save herself in a story that immediately brought Polanski s The Pianist to mind A farmer tries to arrange his daughters fortune an officer of the Red Army is defeated by his own weapon a writer tries to satisfy everyone in order to buy a house a visitor is a stranger among strangers At the centre of the journey we find the House and the Gardener whose life becomes dependant on it I felt that the Gardener was given the most prominent ole perhaps as a symbol of our capacity to plant and eap to create and to destroy Our dubious connection to Nature our desire and ability to create beauty and the million ways we invent to ape her and her creaturesKeep in mind that these aren t characters in the traditional sense of the word but symbols archetypes of the people who
Have Experienced The Tragedyexperienced the tragedy horror of War throughout the centuries They epresent fears hopes shattered dreams Resilience and Faith It would be a mistake to consider them as actual charactersBeautifully translated by Susan Bernofsky Visitation is a literary masterpiece created by a writer who clearly demonstrates that even the most unutterable horrors can acuire an eerie frightening beauty in the hands of a truly gifted artist This is true Literature a word we have begun to forget To whom do these words now belong in such darkness My eviews can also be found Es Jahrhundert in ihm wüte. A cross section of a landscape He would point out why this layer
OF ROCK IS SO COMPRESSED ANDrock is so compressed and that one is less so why this layer of gravel was trapped just there and what the shape and age of those fossils indicate He would ead the layers of the landscape as if he were eading a
HISTORY BOOK WITH ILLUSTRATIONS JENNY ERPENBECK READS THE LAYERSbook with illustrations Jenny Erpenbeck eads the layers twentieth century Germany in a similar way Just as pockets of petrified sand beneath bedrock can still display a wave like pattern immortalising the winds that blew accross the water
which covered the sand long ago Erpenbeck s analysis is sewn through withcovered the sand long ago Erpenbeck s analysis is sewn through with stopping glimpses of turbulent passages in the lives of eal people during significant moments in that periodThe book which esults from this examination esembles a piece of art than a traditional story She extracts sections from almost every decade of the twentieth century and overlays them to see the patterns which emerge just as soil overlays sand and sand overlays ock or vice versa as occurs in the geologically unusual M kisches Meer area outside Berlin to which the book is a kind of monument It is not for nothing that she uotes Georg Buchner on the fly leaf As the day is long and the world is old many people can stand in the same place one after the otherThere is one particular theme that she eturns to constantly and which is beautifully symbolised by an old wooden door incongruously leading to a broom cupboard a door which is decorated with twelve scenes depicting the Garden of Eden Germany had it all she seems to say wealth culture traditions the horn of plenty But it wasn t enough Whether it was 38 or 39 or perhaps 1940 when they began to use the dock belonging to the abandoned house next door and when her husband built the boathouse beside the dock she s no longer sure when that was Surely he hadn t built the boathouse until the next door property belonged to them but when was that Summer after summer swimming sunbathing and picking aspberries at the edge of the woodsand her laughter is the laughter of today of yesterdayWhile she was spending her whole life laughing her blond hair imperceptibly turned whiteToday or yesterday she is sitting with friends around a large pot in which crabs are floating crabs she caught herself gripping them firmly behind the neck and later boiled until they turned ed Eating such a crab is not simple First In a household where a death has taken place the clock must be stopped at once It is easy to stop the clocks when Death has arrived in a house The ules are simple Stop the clocks cover the mirrors open the doors and windows to let the soul fly free whisper it to the birds and the bees What happens when Death has covered an entire country under a dark veil What happens when Death has conuered an entire continent the entire world with Hatred and Tyranny as his faithful followers You cannot stop the clock nor cover the mirrors You cannot turn back the time you cannot search for a new home You can only pray that the suffering will not last long This is the journey of the characters in this outstanding book by Jenny Erpenbeck The dandelions are the same here as back home and so are the larks A house by a lake outside Berlin stands witness to a turbulent troubling course From the days of the Weimar Republic through the bloody path of two World Wars with devastating esults for the country and the entire world stopping in a nightmarish terror. En See – und wie ein ganz.