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Crazy by Benjamin Lebert

Crazy (1999)

by Benjamin Lebert

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Crazy: Inhalt: Benni ist ein schwerer Schüler. Er muss dauernt Schulen verlassen und kommt schließlich auch das Internat Neuseelen. Dort lernt er Janosch, Kugli,Florian,Felix und Troy kennen. Sie werden Freunde und erleben viele Abenteur auf dem Internat. Als sie es dort nicht mehr aushielten, hauten sie ab und fuhren nach München. Am Ende des Buches fliegt Benni vom Internat, da seine Noten zu schlecht waren.

Sprachstil: Das Buch ist einfach geschrieben. Man kann alle Wörter verstehen. Es kommen kaum bis gar keine Fremdwörter vor.

Eigene Meinung: Ich finde das Buch manchmal etwas langweilig da nicht immer viel Handlung dabei ist. Doch es hat auch gute Seiten, in denen viel Aktion ist. Ich finde es auch gut, das alles sehr genau beschrieben wird und nicht nur in knappen Details erzählt wird.
Schade ist das das Buch ein offenes Ende hat, das war nicht so toll.
Weiterempfehlen würde ich das Buch an Leute, die nicht immer viel Aktion brauchen und auch mal etwas Langeweile verkraften können.

Geschreiben von : Patrick Scholz
1 vote r1hard | Nov 22, 2009 |
Meh. I've seen it all before. This book was highly deriative of The Catcher in the Rye and others of its ilk. I wouldn't have finished it at all if it weren't for the novelty that it was written by a sixteen-year-old German boy. As it was, the characters didn't grow or change, and I spent the entire book waiting for something to happen. Perhaps Benjamin Lebert just needs to grow up a little. ( )
  meggyweg | Mar 7, 2009 |
These autobiographical novel recounts the school days of young Bejamin Lebert: disabled, facing his parents' divorce, failing out of school, and shipped away from his native Munich to boarding school. We see Lebert's coming of age and dealing with the trials of adoescence in boarding school. Lebert shares the loneliness of boarding school life with his fellow students, and they quickly form intense bonds. The book puts in stark relief all the hopes and fears a world of teenagers can produce. Ultimately, this is a touching look at teenage life. ( )
  lahochstetler | Feb 9, 2009 |
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A smart, funny, poignant, very modern autobiographical coming-of-age novel, written when the author was sixteen years old. Like Catcher in the Rye, Crazy appeals to the teenager in us all.

Benni himself is partially paralyzed and a serial failure (he's been kicked out of four boarding schools in his short life and has just entered his fifth). So he's a little odd, but he's cool and he finds other strange boys to hang with. Together they set out to experience what they can: girls, booze, sex, philosophy, drugs, sex, books, music, sex–pretty much everything whatever. And Benni lets us in on "the crazy life" he figures is the only way to deal with the crazy world.

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At age sixteen, Benjamin has already been thrown out of four boarding schools and does not have much hope of making it to graduation in his present one.

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