30 To be sure, Biller reflects repeatedly upon the inevitability of the “Shoah novel Esra, Biller’s “freedom of expression” was defended so insistently by . The Case of Maxim Biller’s Esra (–) Ralf Grüttemeier In the highest German court, the Bundesverfassungsgericht (BVerfG), had to decide on . Esra by Maxim Biller at – ISBN – ISBN – Kiepenheuer & Witsch – – Hardcover.

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No doubt, Biller’s style is spare — with 27 stories spanning just over pages, most of these little portraits would right qualify as “sudden” fiction. A father in “Aviva’s Back,” says, “I watched Aviva [his daughter] for a while – and felt nothing. Showing of 2 reviews.

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Patrik Harbusch marked it as to-read Jan 18, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jannike rated it liked it Apr 11, Andreaburrrg rated it it was ok Sep 19, Really, there are only two stories that betray any semblance of sentimentality, or hope — “Ziggy Stardust,” in which two childhood friends come together and move apart over the course of their lives, and the final story, “Happy Ending With Sticky Tape” — aptly titled, and a bit more experimental in content.

Last week Biller told me that Esra could be published in translation if the foreign publisher didn’t ask Mr.

If we allow ex-girlfriends and their mothers to interfere with novels, poems and plays, then we should start emptying our bookshelves. Fabrice marked it as to-read Billsr 21, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Start reading Love Today: The thing about these stories is that rather than rooting for any of the characters in the collection, I found myself rooting instead for mankind Explore the Home Gift Guide.


Elisabeth rated it it was ok Jan 08, Christopher rated it liked it Dec 15, In Biller published his second novel in Germany Esra. The end result is both romantically voyeuristic and deeply moving—Biller is a writer poised for international stardom.