Germany fiction

Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie

When TLC Book Tours asked if I’d be interested in reading Gutenberg’s Apprentice I was in the midst of planning a road trip in Germany. The book arrived a few days before I left on my trip, so I took… Read More ›

Summer Storm by Kristina Dunker

AmazonCrossing Cove Summer Storm (Sommergewitter) by Kristina Dunker Translated from German by Margot Bettauer Dembo Edition I read: AmazonCrossing, 2011 (ISBN:9781611090307) Oringinally published by Deutscher Taschen buch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2004 This book came to me through The… Read More ›

Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck

Visitationby Jenny ErpenbeckOriginally published in Germany as Heimsuchung by Eichborn Verlag, 2008 Translated from German by Susan BernofskyEdition I read by New Directions, 2010  Visitation is a short novel, only 192 pages long, but Erpenbeck’s sparse prose (and Bernofsky’s translation)… Read More ›

Fatherland by Robert Harris

Title: FatherlandAuthor: Robert HarrisPublisher: Random House, 1992Originally published in the UK by Hutchinson. Fatherland is one of those books that has regularly crossed my path over the years, usually mentioned in an article about some other book I’d read.  I… Read More ›