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When sixteen year old Peter Hithersay discovers that his father is not the affable Englishman married to his mother but an East German political dissident with whom she had a brief affair in the 1960s he travels in search of his past to Leipzig There he falls in love with a be. This novel visits East Germany before and after reunification and evokes the atmosphere the sights and sounds of the time very successfully In it Peter an English student learns his father is not the man who brought him up but an unnamed East German political prisoner This changes his life and he sets out to become German learning the language ualifying as a doctor in West Germany The plot concerns his search for his father and a fleeting relationship with a girl he meets on a trip to Leipzig and later tries to trace once the wall has come downOutside of the main plot things happen in fact this is a long very densely packed book but the plot was what kept me reading through the middle sections where little seemed to be achieved towards the story s aims I am sure the writing was rich in metaphor and a second reading might well bring this to the fore What I did find as the book progressed was reason after reason not to like Peter very much his treatment of his family back home his relationships with women in generaland yet I did want him to succeed in his uestAfter a long period of zero progress Peter finally makes a breakthrough and a rapid rifle fire of revelation after revelation threatened to leave me confused But there is something about this novel that is compelling I suspect a year after reading it I will struggle to recall many plot details but when you are in the moment it demands your attention Reaching the end I was unsure whether I was in awe of the author s edge of the seat writing or cross with him for putting me through the wringer ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, is not the affable Englishman married to his mother but an East German political dissident with whom she had a brief affair Doctor y campeón in the 1960s he travels La corruptrice in search of his past to Leipzig There he falls Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves in love with a be. This novel visits East Germany before and after reunification and evokes the atmosphere the sights and sounds of the time very successfully In The Purpose-Guided Universe it Peter an English student learns his father The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion is not the man who brought him up but an unnamed East German political prisoner This changes his life and he sets out to become German learning the language ualifying as a doctor The Academy in West Germany The plot concerns his search for his father and a fleeting relationship with a girl he meets on a trip to Leipzig and later tries to trace once the wall has come downOutside of the main plot things happen Full Dark, No Stars in fact this If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is a long very densely packed book but the plot was what kept me reading through the middle sections where little seemed to be achieved towards the story s aims I am sure the writing was rich 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida in metaphor and a second reading might well bring this to the fore What I did find as the book progressed was reason after reason not to like Peter very much his treatment of his family back home his relationships with women La ética de la crueldad in generaland yet I did want him to succeed 3052 in his uestAfter a long period of zero progress Peter finally makes a breakthrough and a rapid rifle fire of revelation after revelation threatened to leave me confused But there Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories is something about this novel that Mercator is compelling I suspect a year after reading Pasos perdidos en Granada it I will struggle to recall many plot details but when you are Suffering and no suffering in the moment Can We Live 150 Years? it demands your attention Reaching the end I was unsure whether I was The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears in awe of the author s edge of the seat writing or cross with him for putting me through the wringer

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Er goes back to look for the woman he has never stopped loving But his only clues are the nickname he gave her Snowleg and the archives of the state that drove them apartIn Snowleg Nicholas Shakespeare explores to devastating effect the unassailable dictates of love and politi. Mixed feelings about this improbable white male centred novel which examines guilt and effects of the East German regime It is cheesy full of cliches and amateur sections BUT has some redeeming features 1 it s an entertaining read well suited to holidays and despite some of the sad content you can read uickly 2 the story of the encounter with Snowleg underpinning the novel is lovely intriguing and sad I really wanted to find out about what happened to this mysterious young lady trapped behind the Berlin Wall3 there are a lack of novels particularly in the Anglosphere set in East Germany particularly Leipzig looking at the East german regime I really liked this element and felt this was where it was strongest the scenes around Thomaskirche and the Auerbach s Keller were particularly enjoyable It was well researched4 I felt it did come together and there was beautiful symmetry in how the ends were tied upThere were a lot of negatives and tangents though We seemed to get Peter sw entire broning unnecessary life story Characters like Bettina and the nurses he worked with Ahh give me a break It was really convoluted and long in this way Peter himself was unbelievably irritating and indulgent I am surpuised anyone who was close to him didn t go comepletely no contact Snowleg had a lucky escapeIt could have been way artisitically written I don t know what happened there Worth a read if you are interested in the subject matter as I am but otherwise I d avoid The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death improbable white male centred novel which examines guilt and effects of the East German regime It ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, is cheesy full of cliches and amateur sections BUT has some redeeming features 1 Doctor y campeón it s an entertaining read well suited to holidays and despite some of the sad content you can read uickly 2 the story of the encounter with Snowleg underpinning the novel La corruptrice is lovely Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves intriguing and sad I really wanted to find out about what happened to this mysterious young lady trapped behind the Berlin Wall3 there are a lack of novels particularly The Purpose-Guided Universe in the Anglosphere set The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in East Germany particularly Leipzig looking at the East german regime I really liked this element and felt this was where The Academy it was strongest the scenes around Thomaskirche and the Auerbach s Keller were particularly enjoyable It was well researched4 I felt Full Dark, No Stars it did come together and there was beautiful symmetry If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, in how the ends were tied upThere were a lot of negatives and tangents though We seemed to get Peter sw entire broning unnecessary life story Characters like Bettina and the nurses he worked with Ahh give me a break It was really convoluted and long 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida in this way Peter himself was unbelievably La ética de la crueldad irritating and 3052 indulgent I am surpuised anyone who was close to him didn t go comepletely no contact Snowleg had a lucky escapeIt could have been way artisitically written I don t know what happened there Worth a read Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories if you are Mercator interested Pasos perdidos en Granada in the subject matter as I am but otherwise I d avoid

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Autiful young woman who is beginning to uestion the way her society is governed But their romance ends uickly and badly when his scheme to smuggle her out of the country goes awry and he is forced to return to EnglandWhen the two Germanies are reunited nineteen years later Pet. An engaging book about living under Stasi rule in East Berlin It s a blend of history romance and the politics of the era I recommend it


10 thoughts on “Snowleg Author Nicholas Shakespeare

  1. says:

    It's a love story actually Peter grew up in a typical English family with parents and a sister But when Peter was 17 years old her mother told him that he was actually a half German His real father was an East German whom his mother met for only a very brief of timeFrom then on Peter life changed He went to East Germany to find ab

  2. says:

    This novel visits East Germany before and after reunification and evokes the atmosphere the sights and sounds of the time very successfully In it Peter – an English student learns his father is not the man who

  3. says:

    When I first started to read this book I thought it wasn't going to be one that I liked But as I got deeper into the book I find that I wanted to know about the characters It just had a slow startPeter is looking for Snowleg the girl he met in Leipzig and had a brief affair with He was smitten with her and fell in love But he did a shameful thing and denied that he knew her As Peter grows and continues his studies to be a doctor and with a

  4. says:

    Parts of this novel were good Others were not I don't think it captured the atmosphere of eastern Germany Or the w

  5. says:

    One of the most important myths describing the adult male in Occidental society in my opinion is Eugene Onegin This is a great telling

  6. says:

    An engaging book about living under Stasi rule in East Berlin It's a blend of history romance and the politics of the era I recommend it

  7. says:

    Mixed feelings about this improbable white male centred novel which examines guilt and effects of the East German regime It is cheesy full of cliches and amateur sections BUT has some redeeming features 1 it's an entertaining read well suited to holidays and despite some of the sad content you can read uickly 2 the story of the encounter wi

  8. says:

    Really enjoyed this book about coming to terms with who you are and the possible conseuences of what you have done Set at th

  9. says:

    If you got into the recent German film The Lives of Others Das Leben der Anderen you should definitely pick up this book to get another taste of life under the Stasi It was cool to read it while hanging out in the Leipzig of today though I'm not sure how great it is as a novel independent of its subject matter

  10. says:

    I had high expectations for a book written by someone named Shakespeare and I was very dissapointed There are just so many problems with this book dull characters poor writing bad plot devices a couple of historical errors a really uninteresting story Oh dear It WAS easy to read though

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