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Schlafes Bruder (original 1992; edition 1994)

by Robert Schneider

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Title:Schlafes Bruder
Authors:Robert Schneider
Info:Reclam, Leipzig (1994), Paperback, 204 pages
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Brother of Sleep by Robert Schneider (1992)

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Del capolavoro decantato da critica e pubblico ho trovato solo alcuni tratti di prosa emozionante, ma purtroppo null'altro. Più che la storia mi ha colpito il garbato umorismo dello scrittore, vagamente snob e la competenza tecnica nelle descrizioni musicali. Anzichè invogliare la lettura di altre storie del medesimo scrittore, il libro mi indirizza sopratutto alla ricerca di qualche pagina musicale di un buon organista. ( )
  bobparr | Dec 14, 2014 |
Though with a good Leitmotiv and exploring the same thematic as Das Parfüm (the story of an adversity-stricken, miserable genius), there is no suspense, the plot is poor and, overall, the book is just too depressing. ( )
  Miguelnunonave | Sep 9, 2013 |
I can't remember when I bought this book but I'm sure it was more than 10 years ago and I'm also sure it was because someone compared it to [book: Perfume] from [author: Patrick Suskind] which is one of my all time favorite books.

Though there are similiarities I found this book nowhere near as interesting, unique or beautifully written as Perfume. There was really no suspense, no mystery, just a kind of evenly paced telling of a tale that seemed to have no climax or build up.

So if you liked this I would definitely recommend Perfume but I guess no matter what I would definitely recommend Perfume so that's not saying much. ( )
1 vote ragwaine | May 2, 2010 |
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