El Tambor De Hojalata has ratings and reviews. Dan said: My reaction to finishing this book was ‘thank god that’s over’. I thought it was in. El tambor de hojalata, vol I has 25 ratings and 0 reviews: Hardcover. El Tambor De Hojalata has ratings and reviews. kaire said: هذه الروايه تحتاج إلى نفس عميق وطويلوتركيز شديد لا أملكه إن لم تكن الروايه للمت.

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Maybe because I just let myself skim over parts that were boring me to tears? Really, is cutting an onion to make yourself cry supposed to make the go ‘Gee, that’s a really powerful symbol’.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The little kid’s sou What was this book?! Oskar gets him killed, in my opinion anyway, of course Oskar gets lots of people killed in my opinion.

Oskar is truly alarmed at the loss of his toy-seller friend and worries if the world is going to remain toyless in future. Here is one example, He refuses to talk even though he is able to I guessand spends most of his time carrying around a tin drum. Alexandre Fiori marked it as to-read Apr 13, Now I must say that this is probably tmabor of the strangest books that I’ve read in a long time and large parts of it I found fairly repetitive and over-blown.

My only guess is that it sums up the entirety of german culture with record breaking succinctness that I doubt I will ever see again.

El tambor de hojalata, vol I

It seemed that the protagonist was occasionally cast as a God figure but he is so flawed that this correlation does not hold up. He also worked as an author and traveled frequently. Not Enabled Screen Reader: No one excepting Oskar could cry anymore and would pay to go cut onions so they would feel something. I hope that doesn’t mean anything. I wasted a week of my life on this book.


El tambor de hojalata / The Tin Drum

Without any remorse, Oskar goes on living a life that is as blighted emotionally as it was physically; giving the world what it has given him. But style is not the only memorable issue here. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I couldn’t put it down, I jojalata reading and reading every chance I got.

El tambor de hojalata, vol I by Günter Grass

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The bigger ones also may pass a hint at the future. He is best known for his first novel, “The Tin Drum”a key text in European magic realism.

He hohalata in and since lived in Berlin as well as part-time in Schleswig-Holstein. Un novello Peter Pan che smette di crescere gfass tre anni, che sceglie di rivolgersi al mondo tramite un tamburo di latta e la sua voce spaccavetri.

Just didn’t care for the prose, very convoluted, si many books to enjoy,why struggle with this! Danzing, Germany, is a novelist, poet, essayist, playwright, graphic artist, and the most celebrated and controvertial contemporary German writer.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I suppose it’s just a different cultural perspective, though. Oskar takes satisfaction in the fact that Matzerath could not impregnate his mother either, and he is a son of Jan Bronski, the charming Polish man executed by the firing squad.

Verder vraag ik me nog steeds af waarom de blikken trommel in de recentste vertaling plots een blikken trom moest worden.

El tambor de hojalata / The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass | : Books

All of this stems from his shakey parentage. Nog eens twintig jaar later krijgt Grass de Nobelprijs. The sex scenes are disconcerting.

June The Tin Drum. It is also the story of pre-war Poland and Germany, the rise of Hitler, defeat of Poland and defeat and partition of Germany.


It doesn’t affect me emotionally. The main character is an insane brat who has supernatural powers for some reason, and does a variety of cruel and evil things with utter impunity, while the author compares him to Jesus.

As the recent translator stated, some written works need never be retranslated and improved. Such episod If you like reading about eels eating the eyes off of rotting horse carcasses, and people being sick, and descriptions of seagulls eating the sick, you’ll love this book.

This Gunter does through a character Oskar who is about to reach his teens but has decided not to grow beyond three years. Das sieht dann beispielsweise so aus [frei erfunden]: I found it trite. The novel begins with our main character Oskar confined in a mental hospital, where in my opinion he definately belongs, and the first line of the book does grab your attention; “Granted: I actually feel this would have been better as a holiday read where I would have been able to give it some time.

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Showing of 6 reviews. They were quite clever though. One of them, Herbert, dies while trying to make gunyer to a statue in a museum, while another, a jewish Toy-shop owner, who supplies him drums, disappears in the hands of Nazis. This is a windbag of a book. I hojaoata to force myself to read 20 pages a day for about the first pages. But he is holding back something, is what you feel through out.