Category Archive: German

We went round Goethe’s house

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I do love a wander about the homes of cultural and historical figures, and so on Saturday I thoroughly enjoyed a look around the house where Goethe was born. I’ve also been to… Continue reading

#GermanLitMonth -‘Alone in Berlin’ by Hans Fallada

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I had planned to read Alone in Berlin (1947, translated by Michael Hofmann) for the #1947 club hosted, not so long ago, by Karen (Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings) and Simon (Stuck in a Book). Alas, my… Continue reading

#German Literature Month -‘Inkheart’ by Cornelia Funke

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As November is German Literature month (hosted by Caroline at Beauty is a Sleeping Cat and Lizzy at Lizzy’s Literary Life) I thought I’d join in the fun by writing a review or… Continue reading

Werther’s Sorrows – They’re Uncommonly Good

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I’m going Frankfurt! Home of tall buildings and every kind of convention and show imaginable, from cars to books to tattoos to tractors. I am not lucky enough to be going to a… Continue reading