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Er ist wieder da: Der Roman by Timur Vermes

Er ist wieder da: Der Roman (original 2012; edition 2013)

by Timur Vermes

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Title:Er ist wieder da: Der Roman
Authors:Timur Vermes
Info:Eichborn Verlag (2013), Edition: 13, Gebundene Ausgabe, 400 pages
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Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes (2012)



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I have read this book with mixed feelings.
It is bizarre, maybe. But there were moments that this book made me laugh loud.
The book managed to shine a light on the more ridiculous aspects of modern life and in particular the media and the deification of celebrity.
Despite the strange subject matter, Timur manages to make Hitler seem almost likeable.
Excellent satire and very thought provoking. ( )
  Haidji | Jul 4, 2015 |
Excellent black comedy well worth reading and thought provoking. ( )
1 vote BrianHostad | May 31, 2015 |
Helps if you know a bit about both modern day Germany and the era of the Weimar Republic and third reich. If you think this is a book about amusing things hitter says then you haven't got the point. The real cleverness of the book lies in revealing the absurdity, blandness and susceptibility of our own present day society. Thought provoking and enjoyable. ( )
1 vote polarbear123 | May 24, 2015 |
Adolf Hitler came to his senses in the 2011 Berlin. The world has changed but he hasn't. After he found his way to the showbusiness the only queastion remains if he beats the media ot the other way. ( )
1 vote TheCrow2 | May 10, 2015 |
Hitler wakes up in Berlin in 2011, alive and well and gives us his views on life in modern Germany. Since everyone assumes he's a comedian, he becomes a celebrity comedian with his own television program. The only problem is that he's in deadly earnest.

Likewise, this book purports to be written by Hitler and appears to be humorous. It shows up the absurdity of life in modern Germany. Let's hope it's not in deadly earnest. ( )
1 vote Philogos | Apr 21, 2015 |
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Summer 2011. Berlin. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of ground, alive and well. Things have changed - no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman. People certainly recognise him, though - as a brilliant, satirical impersonator who refuses to break character. The unthinkable, the inevitable, happens, and the ranting Hitler takes off, goes viral, becomes a YouTube star, gets his own TV show, becomes someone who people listen to. All the while he's still trying to convince people that yes, it really is him, and yes, he really means it. Look Who's Back is a black and brilliant satire of modern media-bloated society, seen through the eyes of the Fuhrer himself. Adolf is by turns repellent, sympathetic and hilarious, but always fascinating. Look Who's Back is outrageously clever, outrageously funny - and outrageously plausible.… (more)

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