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In fremden Gärten

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Wir erinnern uns an Agnes, an Blitzeis und an Ungefähre Landschaft. In fremden Gärten, der neueste Erzählband des Winterthurer Autors Peter Stamm, wird uns nicht enttäuschen, er bleibt seinem trockenen, fast spröden Stil treu. Stamms Blick auf die Welt ist ein kühler, er sieht die Tristesse des Lebens deutlicher als die Gaudi, er spart an Worten und gewinnt dadurch an Klar ...more
Paperback, 153 pages
Published 2005 by btb (first published January 1st 1993)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
In fremden Gärten = In strange gardens and other stories, Peter Stamm
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: بیست و نهم ماه نوامبر سال 2014 میلادی
عنوان: یخبندان سیاه؛ نویسنده: پیتر اشتام؛ مترجم: مونا حسینی؛ تهران، نشر قطره، 1393؛ در 113 ص؛ شابک: 9786001197246؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان آلمانی قرن 20 م
مجموعه ی نـُه داستان کوتاه با این عنوانها: «شنا روی آب»؛ «یخبندان سیاه»؛ «اطراف شهر»؛ «همه حق دارند»؛ «کاری که از ما برمیآید»؛ «سرزمین پاک»؛ «در امتداد شب»؛ «گودالهای عمیق»؛ و «ملاقات»؛ ا. شربیانی
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مونا حسینی
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-0
اهل سفر است. با یک اجازهنامه برای استفاده نامحدود از قطارهای سوییس. زمان زیادی را در کوپه قطار میگذراند. کنار پنجره مینشیند. لپتاپش همیشه با اوست. آن را باز کرده و دم دست میگذارد. شروع به نوشتن میکند. گاه دست از نوشتن کشیده و از پنجره قطار طبیعت زیبای سوییس را مینگرد. هوس میکند داستانی از همینگوی یا ریموند کارو بخواند. کمی بعد چشمهایش را میبندد و بند از خیال میگشاید. ناگهان ایدهای به ذهنش میرسد؛ دوباره شروع به نوشتن میکند. چند سفر باید تا کتاب تازهاش را تمام کند؟

شاید لازم باشد چند روزی بیرون از
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Ro Prufrock
hm. ich lieh mir dieses buch aus der bücherei aus, weil ich auf geschichten hoffte, die stimmung widerspiegeln, die das coverfoto in mir hervorruft. eine oder zwei waren es leider nur, bei denen ich diese vibes spürte - "der besuch" und das titelgebende "in fremden gärten".

von peter stamm laß ich zuvor "agnes", was mir sehr, sehr gefiel. damals schon recht verwunderlich, weil ich diesem kurzen, knappen, abgeklärten & irgendwie grauem & leeren schreibstil, den man in so viel zeitgenössisc
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Feerena
Apr 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Beeindruckend, wie man mit gewöhnlichen Worten so inspirierend schreiben kann. Kein Wort zu viel, keins zu wenig. Die Erzählungen fangen interessant an, erleben in der Mitte einen kleinen Tiefpunkt und klettern am Ende in Höhen, die andere Autoren wahrscheinlich nie erreichen werden. Manchmal hat man das Gefühl, Peter Stamm ist kein Erzähler, sondern ein Seher; seine Geschichten leben von den Beschreibungen des Alltagsgrau und können eine merkwürdige Traurigkeit hervorrufen, gemischt mit der Fre ...more
Alan
Feb 15, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: short-stories, 2013
review coming.. hopefully
OK quick review (little time). Maybe come back and add...

These are stories about alienation, often about exiles (Swiss men usually in USA, Britain, Italy, Sweden) who are at an angle to the society they find themselves in. A disquiet that spreads to their relationships, most of which are unsatisfactory or superficial. Death hovers (can death hover?) in many of the pieces, although the characters are at a loss in how to deal with it or what it means. Like many of us, then
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Mahdieh
اگه یه قو پاشو تو ساحل بذاره مثل یه غاز احمق به نظر می رسه
اینکه پرنده باشی و هیچ وقت پرواز نکنی ، مثل این میمونه که به یه آهنگ فکر کنی اما نتونی بخونیش
บอมบุง พ่อยอดคะน้าอ่อน
บางจังหวะของชีวิต หลายคำถามไมมีคำตอบ และไมจำเปนตองตอบ

เงียบเหงา คลุมเครือ ออนไหว ราวกับเปนไวยากรณสากลของมนุษย
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Esther
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Eine sehr schöne Sammlung Kurzgeschichten! Alle Geschichten sind sehr bittersüß und handeln von Charakteren, die sich irgendwie "in fremden Gärten"/Orten befinden. (Irland, London, NY, Portugal...)
Sie sind alieniert und gehören auch nicht in ihrer Umgebung. Der Stil ist meiner Meinung nach sehr typisch Stamm, und es ist einer, der mir immer gefällt. Stamm beschränkt sich auf dasjenige, was man echt braucht und das finde ich bei Schriftstellern immer sehr erfrischend und angenehm.

"Der Besuch": sü
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william ellison
Apr 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Stranger and stranger

A continuum of cold facts and discrete events some of which lead to something some er...don't. The first collection in this edition are particularly stark appropriately titled Black Ice. But there remains a core humanity which suggests the author is a posture and a kind of sympathy is won for the characters, who seem unfortunately hardened to this rather thinly populated world. But only in The Experiment in the second collection did I come across the callousness I'd expected
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Poo1987 Roykaew
Aug 03, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
His narrative and writing style is much comparable to a peaceful creek, but his tone is down to a rainy day; dull, wet and cold. Melancholy and solitude are the strongest emotion I feel while turning pages. It's perhap the author's intention to remind us, Constant Readers, not to give up caring for the people to whom we relate, although it is probably the most difficult thing to do, for the reason that we are the living beings living and pleased to live in our own worlds that no one can break in ...more
Deborah Markus
I just read a short story by Stamm, a Swiss writer, in the New Yorker. It was beautiful. I'm always suspicious of male writers who use female main characters, because as often as not it seems they're just being exploitative or trying to make some kind of point they don't think they can make with a male character. But this one felt perfectly authentic. So I want to read more by him.

...and I just checked, and the library doesn't have it. I'll have to buy a copy. It *better* be good!
Quiver
Dec 20, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: c-german
Der Stil und das Wesentliche der Geschichten ähnelt Albert Camus 'Der Fremde'. Nur als ich diesen Satz nun schreibe, fällt mir ein, dass 'fremd' auch im Titel Stamms Buches steht. Die Sprache ist einfach zu verstehen, aber die Bedeutung und das allgemeine Gefühl, das viel noch mit dem Leser bleibt, sind allerdings nicht einfach, sondern echt tief.
Paul
Oct 29, 2012 rated it liked it
Good selection of short pieces - set in variuos locations internationally. The main figure is often a loner-type, and there is a strong feeling of melancholy in lots of the stories. Some pieces work better than others, but there are no poor selections here.
Ero
Feb 09, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: from-liberry
Excellent melancholy & beautiful short fiction about awkward & failed relationships and the general textures alienation. Reminiscent (to me at least) of Raymond Carver and Knut Hamsun.
Enrique Medina
Aug 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Estoy muy contento de haber conocido a Peter Stamm.
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Peter Stamm grew up in Weinfelden in the canton of Thurgau the son of an accountant. After completing primary and secondary school he spent three years as an apprentice accountant and then 5 as an accountant. He then chose to go back to school at the University of Zurich taking courses in a variety of fields including English studies, Business informatics, Psychology, and Psychopathology. During t ...more
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