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Excellent book, but you cannot understand the Germans without "Feierabend".
They give very insightful comments about the uniqueness of the different cultures in a humorous manner that makes the information stick in your mind.
I highly recommend for anybody visiting Germany or just wanting to better understand their German friends.
The book is funny and informative. It's very easy to read and it doesn't take long to finish. I wish some subjects, like, education or culture, were longer.Published 1 month ago by Vitor
I've read several books in the Xenophobe's guide series. This one about the Germans gives a good impression of what the country and its people are like, but I found the general... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Wilmington
As pasrt of th series, this volume is a light-hearted look at cultural characteristics of the Germans. The book is written in a respectful but whimsical way.Published 2 months ago by Ronald J Denham
I live in Germany, and I haven't witnessed everything the author talks about, but some of the points are dead on. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kalan Snyder
Excellent book, but you cannot understand the Germans without "Feierabend". That has been forgotten in this book, probably because there is no English word for it and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Beat
This book gave me great insights into the the people that I was going to interact with over a 3 day conference in Germany. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Greg Olson
As a former resident of West Germany for almost six years, I found this little book very interesting, especially since it addresses the culture since the reunification. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sanfranmiss
A short light book, mainly comedic look at the German culture but of no great depth. Amusing for a day's read but no real revelations.Published 20 months ago by BogHopper
Then you could although believe that every german is like the german in this little book. I think I could say something to this matter, because I'm german. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by CF