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Un amor clandestino

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Mientras Francia vive rendida ante la ocupación del ejército nazi, la enigmática voz que narra esta historia -no conocemos su nombre, tampoco su sexo- da clases de alemán en una pequeña ciudad de provincias, donde la vida sigue aparentemente su curso normal.

Admirador del idioma de Goethe, el anónimo personaje decide, en un inusual acto de rebeldía que constrasta con la ind
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 9th 2006 by Salamandra (first published 2003)
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Jen
May 18, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting, with some beautiful prose. Glad I read Death in Venice last year as there are plenty of mentions and there is a definite ‘Mann’ style about it which works well given the story. I think I would have enjoyed it more if it was from Herman’s perspective and the masculine prose would’ve worked better too.
Rachel Baker
It was tough to like the narrator... but beautifully written.
Claar
Aug 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tijdens het lezen van Land zonder liefde schreef ik:
“ Het heeft even geduurd maar nu lees ik over een oude, bijna vergeten, wereld in Oost Europa, over rituelen, verschillende generaties en verhalen door overlevering in een tijd die er lang geleden was.
Soms vind ik de vertelwijze wat 'stijfjes' maar de verslagen over de verschrikkingen van pogroms in de Middeleeuwen in vroeger Oekraïne en later en ook de terloopse verwijzingen naar het lot van slachtoffers van de Wereldoorlogen zijn erg indrukwe
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George
Изключително проста история разказана по впечатляващо.
Съвършенството на езиковата игра само подсилва съвременния "постен" литературен език - литературната реалност е оставена недоизказана и самоподразбираща се. Всички въпроси, които изникват в съзнанието на читателя се появяват не поради слабостта на текста, а поради изчерпателността, с която всичко е изговорено неутрално, нулево, политкоректно.
Твърде рядко срещам книги, в които лингвистичният повдиг към изящество на играта е превърнат в литера
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Dragona53
Jan 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
jedno od boljih štiva koje sam imala u ruci. pomalo podsjeća na "kradljivicu knjiga". no, ta me se u konačnici ipak nije toliko dojmila.

nudim citat : " po izlasku, s plaćom u džepu prijeđem ulicu i ulazim u najbolju knjižaru u gradu. pretvaram novac u književnost. čarobno"

fantastičan glavni lik. toliko ljudski, realan !

žao i je što nisam u mogućnosti pročtati original na francuskom. zašto? voljela bih znati je li prijevod vlatke valentić uistinu tako briljantan kako mi se čini.
Jeane
Oct 20, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dutch
When I started reading the story itgave me a soso feeling but I didn't know if it was because of the story or because I hadn't read for a long time in my mother tongue, Dutch.
There is not much to say about the story, actually I am not sure what I can say about it.
Even though it was short, it didn't read fast. Didn't interested me much.
Paulo Coutinho
Jul 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Não o procurava. Encontrei-o por acaso e com alguma surpresa por o ver ali. Comprei-o, trouxe-o para casa e arranjei-lhe um lugar na estante.

Uns dias depois peguei-lhe com um olhar mais atento e não mais o larguei.

Há livros assim, que se nos colam à pele, que nos emocionam e passam a fazer parte de nós.

Kristina Brown
A simply told tale of one woman's life during a short period of France's history - the occupation. It is told in a natural voice and isn't over-hyped. These are her own personal emotions amid a background of international war.
Ali
Aug 03, 2007 added it
Recommends it for: all
Shelves: pastread
a love story between a germen soldier and a yadish girl
such agreat story that you will enjoy it.
dete
Feb 08, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
it's a real talent to write a book without leaving a trace for the main character's gender, especially in french!also,a book for the world war 2 from the eyes of an ordinary man (i claim it's a man)
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Gilles Rozier was born in 1963 in La Tronche. He graduated from a top notch school of management in 1984. He started learning Yiddish in 1985 and had his Thesis Defense in Yiddish Literature with mentor Rachel Ertel. He has been acting as General Manager of Bibliothèque Medem in Paris since 1994. He is married and has two sons. Both French and Yiddish are spoken at home. He wrote a few poems in Yi ...more