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One More Story: Thirteen Stories in the Time-Honored Mode

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“A literary event” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung): thirteen new stories from one of Germany’s finest writers.

New Year’s Eve 1999, Berlin. At a party to kick off the twenty-first century, Frank Reichert meets Julia, his lost love. Since their separation in the fall of 1989, he’s drifted through life like an exile, remaining apathetic toward the copy-shop business he start
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 23rd 2010 by Knopf (first published 2007)
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Stacy Fetters
One more story was an amazing book.

This book is filled with thirteen short stories and they all involve a love story one way or another. But, they all seem to end in not the sweet romantic ways you would think. With true love, cheating and even lies. They all seem to fit in together. These short stories wil make you think and feel remorse for some of these characters. I would definitely recommed this book to everyone who doesnt like a typical love story.
Frankly, this book made me feel really stupid. Okay, so that happens to me a lot - I miss the joke and am on the outside looking in. This collection of 13 stories is extremely well written so I was vexed that I couldn't connect the dots. Many of the stories appeared to be autobiographical anecdotes referencing previous works and identifying his English translator by name but then the character names didn't match up. Were names changed to protect the innocent or was he just playing with the reade ...more
Good collection of short stories--more polished than the St. Petersburg stories, but perhaps a little less inspired. Schulze is fairly unique in his Eastward orientation: his focus remains on East Germany and eastern Europe in general. Although illuminating, I can't unreservedly recommend Schulze: his stories can be quite opaque and it's sometimes quite difficult to see what he's getting at. I'm not sure that it's worth the struggle.
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Dec 14, 2013 Nathan "N.R." Gaddis marked it as i-want-money
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Trans'd by Woods which is a pretty good indicator.

I don't know what happen'd to the interview, but::
John Hatley
Each of these novellas reads like a novel in its own right. A very good book.
Jan 13, 2015 Lizzy marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Except the German version: Handy.
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Ingo Schulze is a German writer born in Dresden in former East Germany. He studied classical philology at the University of Jena for five years, and, until the German reunification, was an assistant director (dramatic arts advisor) at the State Theatre in Altenburg 45 km south of Leipzig for two years. After oversleeping the events of the night of November 9 1989, Schultze started a newspaper with ...more
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