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A great demonstration of the difficulties in a changing government and culture.Published 2 months ago by Margma
Recently I read a devastating novel, The Land of Green Plums, by Romanian-born German writer Herta Müller (17 August 1953-), and have been haunted by the unbearable hard life... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Helios
Could not read past page 10. Would like to think the translation was lacking, but it was so painful to decipher what she was trying to say.Published 9 months ago by Anna Frost
The Land of Green Plums is a partly-autobiographical novel set in Romania under the harsh rule of the dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Steven Davis
Sometimes a book is written that is so awfully it deserves a Nobel Prize. This is the case of The Land of Green Plums. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jon
This book is written in the same style as The Appointment, for which I have already written a review. Read morePublished 23 months ago by LaurentG
The novel is written in staccato-like short sentences, with returning motives and statements. The result is actually a sort of perpetually nervous but colorful melodiousness. Read morePublished on October 19, 2013 by Witold
The theme of the novel is the miasma of the ever-present fear that people felt in Ceauºescu's Romania, particularly the approximately eighteen year old narrator and the three young... Read morePublished on December 6, 2012 by Ralph Blumenau
I confess that this is my first Herta Müller novel, and I was at first pulled in by the strange lyricism of her voice as well as the obliqueness of her symbolism. Read morePublished on September 14, 2012 by Steiner