Homecoming - Bernhard Schlink Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753823284 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Bernhard Schlink / Paperback / 352 Pages / Book is published 2009-02-05 by Phoenix
Newest Review: ... he ignores their advice and begins to read one of the manuscripts, which is about a Homecoming, but the ending is missing and ... more
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by - written on 16/08/12 (Very useful, 27 readings)
This is a review of the 2008 book titled 'Homecoming' by Bernhard Schlink. I obtained a copy following a recommendation from fellow DooYooer MALU who commented that she thought this book would be a good read if you enjoyed reading Schlink's better known book 'The Reader'. What is it about? The book 'Homecoming' literally means the journey home and the welcome you receive when you have been away, perhaps to war or just on a voyage of self-discovery. The main protagonist in the book, Peter is well travelled from an early age, taking solo train journeys from Germany to his grandparents in Switzerland during the school holidays. The grandparents work as book ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/06/10 (Very useful, 62 readings)
If I mentioned the name Bernhard Schlink, it would probably mean little to most people. If I told you he also wrote The Reader, though, that might ring some bells. Homecoming is the author's second novel to be translated into English. It looks at the fairly ordinary life of Peter Debauer, from his early childhood experiences, through to his adult life. As a child, he finds the proofs of a book, minus the ending, and spends much of his time trying to track down both the author and the final pages; something which leads him to confront some uncomfortable truths about his own life, his identity and perception of himself and those around him. That ... Read the complete review
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