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Walser, Martin 1927-

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Runaway horse : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

183 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee echtparen, op vakantie aan het Bodenmeer, trekken zoveel met elkaar op dat de verschillen in karakter en leefwijze tot een kritieke situatie leiden. Uitgave met achtergrondinformatie over auteur en roman
The inner man : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

65 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychological and emotional struggles of Xaver Zurn, chauffeur of a wealthy German businessman
Breakers : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English and European novels set in American university communities have become something of a tradition in recent decades as itinerant novelists sojourn here as visiting professors and later go home to tell all. Notable German writer Walser has entered the lists with a feeling, clear-eyed novel of manners, a trenchant commentary on both academia and a contemporary, self-indulgent lifestyle. Helmut Halm, a German scholar in his 50s and a man of wide, general culture is teaching for a semester at a Bay Area university and is greatly taken with the inevitable coed blonde, Porsche-driving, milk-drinking Fran. As much as with Fran, Halm falls in love with California: the eternal sun, the coast and sea, the mellow, laid-back existence. So infatuated is he with its rituals that this repressed Teuton decks himself out in trendy clothes and even undertakes the ordeal of jogging... But eventually even here grim realities intrude. Two shocking deaths restore Halm's psychological equilibrium and end the novel on a sobering note. --Publishers Weekly
The Swan Villa : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

56 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gottlieb Zurn is a West German real estate agent in the mold of Willy Loman. Surrounded by an oppressive group of family and colleagues, he dreams of the success represented by the Swan Villa, an elegant but empty mansion
Ehen in Philippsburg; Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

141 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een kritiek op de na-oorlogse samenleving, waar alles gericht is op de economische vooruitgang en geen plaats is voor enige ideologie
Das Einhorn : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

112 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to Lord Liszt : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel centering around a letter from Franz Horn to Dr. Liszt, a colleague whose rise had been reason for Horn{u2019}s attempted suicide. Liszt, experiencing his own impending demotion, tried to enlist the friendship of Horn, but experiences an explosion of hostility as Horn relates the cruel rise of Liszt and the six laws of social physics that forever separate the successful from those who are not successful. The book is an indictment of the commercialism and anti-individualism of German society in the 1960s and 1970s
Halbzeit; Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

127 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tidskritisk roman om en kort periode af en smart reklameagents liv
Die Verteidigung der Kindheit : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

61 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Luftangriffe auf Dresden am 13. Februar 1945 erschüttern nicht nur eine ganze Stadt, sondern auch das Innenleben des noch jungen Alfred Dorns. Das Verbrennen der Fotoalben der Familie - angesichts Tausender toter Menschen, die die Stadt zu beklagen hat, wahrhaft eine Lappalie - sind für Alfred zutiefst schmerzhaft. Um über diesen, für ihn so dramatischen Verlust hinwegzukommen, beginnt er, sich um Ersatz für das Verlorene zu kümmern. Doch es bleibt nicht bei der Suche nach den verlustig gegangenen Bildern, denn für Alfred Dorn wird es zur wichtigsten Aufgabe in seinem Leben, alles vor dem Vergessen zu bewahren. Gegenstände, Bilder, gar einzelne Sätze dürfen nicht der Vergessenheit zum Opfer fallen. Hierfür recherchiert, forscht und archiviert er unermüdlich. Er hängt an der Vergangenheit wie an der Liebe zu seiner Mutter, die Gegenwart oder die Zukunft sind für ihn fast unerträgliche Zustände
Ein springender Brunnen : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical, it is also a remarkably vivid account of a childhood fraught with troubles, yet full of remembered love and touched by miracle. In a provincial town on Lake Constance, Johann basks in the affection of the colorful staff and regulars at the Station Restaurant. Though his parents struggle to make ends meet, around him the world is rich in mystery: the attraction of girls; the power of words and his gift for music; his rivalry with his best friend, Adolf, son of the local Brownshirt leader; a circus that comes to town bringing Anita, whose love he and Adolf compete to win. But in these hard times, with businesses failing all around them and life savings gone in an instant, people whisper that only Hitler can save them. As the Nazis gradually infiltrate the churches, the school, the youth organizations-even the restaurant-and come to power, we see through Johann's eyes how the voices of dissent are silenced one by one, until war begins the body count that will include his beloved older brother"--
Beschreibung einer Form by Martin Walser( Book )

52 editions published between 1951 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenseits der Liebe : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutscher Autor, geb. 1927. - Der Firmenrepräsentant Franz Horn, der dem Direktor Thiele und dessen Unternehmen ein höchst erfolgreicher Mitarbeiter war, begreift, daß seine Zeit vorbei ist
Ein Flugzeug über dem Haus, und andere Geschichten by Martin Walser( Book )

75 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No man's land : a novel by Martin Walser( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolf, an East German spy and an adulterer, is torn between his wife Dorle and his lover Sylvia and becomes unsure of his own motives in his espionage career
Ohne einander : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wederwaardigheden van een modieus gezin van een middelmatig schrijver in München, zijn succesvolle echtgenote, hun teleurgestelde kinderen en haar rijke minnaar
Eiche und Angora; eine deutsche Chronik by Martin Walser( Book )

61 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in German and English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lügengeschichten by Martin Walser( Book )

73 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutscher Autor, geb. 1927. - Spitzenprosaisten der 47er unter unrichtigem Titel: nicht münchhausige Protz-Erzählungen aus Bodenwerder, sondern empfindsame Phantasien vom Bodensee, monologisch bestformulierte Gedankenspiralen eines Opfers widriger Eigenschaften, Pflichten, Ereignisse, Begleiter. In einer Art surrealer Satire, durch Vergrößerung ins Unglaubliche, wird verdeutlicht, was Menschen der Jahrhunderthalbzeit, vornehmlich deren Zeitgenosse Walser, in dieser skandinavisch möblierten, von Illustrierten illustrierten Gegenwart peinigen kann
Der Sturz; Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

49 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman
Tod eines Kritikers : Roman by Martin Walser( Book )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, Hans Lach is accused of murdering a literary critic who previously gave a scathing review of Lach's new novel
Die Gallistl'sche Krankheit by Martin Walser( Book )

48 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Das Einhorn : Roman
Alternative Names
Balser, Martin 1927-

Balzer, Martin 1927-

Fālsir, Mārtīn 1927-

Fālzir, Mārtīn 1927-

Ma ding Wa er ze 1927-

Ma ting Wa se 1927-

Mading-Waerze 1927-

Martin Johannes Walser německý spisovatel, člen 'Gruppe 47'

Martin Walser Duits auteur

Martin Walser écrivain allemand

Martin Walser escritor

Martin Walser German author

Martin Walser niemiecki pisarz

Martin Walser scrittore tedesco

Martinus Walser

Mating-Wase 1927-

Palchŏ, Mat'in 1927-

Valʹzer, Martin 1927-

Valzers, Mārtins 1927-

Waerze, Mading 1927-

Walser, M.

Walser, Martin

Walser, Martin 1927-

Walser, Martin Johannes.

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Мартин Валзер

Мартин Вальзер

Марцін Вальзер

ולזר, מרטין 1927-

فالزر، مارتن، 1927-

مارتن فالزر

مارتن فالزر، 1927-

مارتن فالسر، 1927-

مارتین والزر

마르틴 발저

발저, 마르틴 1927-

발저, 마틴 1927-

ヴァルザー, マルティン

マルティン・ヴァルザー

マルティン・ヴァルザー 1927-

瓦尔泽, 马丁 1927-

瓦瑟, 馬丁 1927-

马丁·瓦尔泽

马丁・瓦尔泽 1927-

馬丁·瓦瑟 1927-

Languages
German (1,318)

English (94)

Spanish (16)

French (15)

Polish (12)

Chinese (8)

Hungarian (4)

Russian (3)

Korean (2)

Turkish (2)

Estonian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Dutch (1)

Germanic (1)

Covers
Ehen in Philippsburg; RomanDas Einhorn : RomanEin springender Brunnen : RomanJenseits der Liebe : RomanTod eines Kritikers : Roman