A mesmeric collection of stories about love. In his characteristically unsentimental , elegant and spare prose, Schlink unveils characters and relationships. THE characters in ”Flights of Love,” Bernhard Schlink’s first collection of stories, are not the kind of men you expect to be defined by love, much. Flights of Love Bernhard Schlink, trans John E Woods pp, Weidenfeld, £ Beneath Black Stars: Contemporary Austrian Fiction.
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Dec 18, Pages. Bernhard Schlink brings to these seven superbly crafted stories the same sleek concision and moral acuity that made The Reader an international bestseller.
His characters—men with importunate appetites and unfortunate habits of deception—are uneasily suspended between the desire for love and the impulse toward flight.
The friendship between a West Berliner and an idealistic young couple from the East founders amid the prosperity and revelations that follow the collapse fliyhts communism.
An acrobatic philanderer one wife and two mistresses, all apparently quite happy begins to crack under the weight of his abundance. By turns brooding and comic, and filled with the suspense that comes from the inexorable unfolding of character, Flights of Love is nothing less than masterful.
By turns brooding and comic, and filled with the suspense kf comes from the inexorable unfolding of character, Flights of Love is nothing less than masterful From the Trade Paperback edition. He is a former judge and teaches public law and legal philosophy at Humboldt University of Berlin and at the Benjamin N.
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As memorable as The Reader. Schlink is possessed with a coolly direct manner of interrogating the confused motives of the human heart.
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