Literature

My year in No Man’s Bay

My year in No Man's Bay Peter Handke seems to have fallen out of time. A singer from earlier days, who strikes his song here, lonely and misunderstood. But still people listen to him. Because in the short breaks, in his breathing and waiting, one sees a long forgotten...

The White Tiger

The White Tiger Is it really true that we pity the poor? Doesn't the prevailing worldview suggest that we should consider them morally objectionable? Self-inflicted with a stigma and responsible for their misery? Today we no longer notice how much our thinking is...

Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf "Der Steppenwolf" was the first "real" book I read in my youth. I remember a neighbour of mine slipped it to me under the table and whispered to me that I absolutely had to read this book, because in it was "the truth". Of course, the truth! I was sure...

Hesse Poems

Hesse Poems Today I would like to talk a little about the lyrical work of Hesse. But I must confess in advance that I am not a lover of poetry. Although I do not go as far as Ch. Bukowski, who once said: "Most books say too little with too many words. And most poems...
The White Tiger

The White Tiger

The White Tiger Is it really true that we pity the poor? Doesn't the prevailing worldview suggest that we should...

Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf "Der Steppenwolf" was the first "real" book I read in my youth. I remember a neighbour of mine slipped it...

Hesse Poems

Hesse Poems

Hesse Poems Today I would like to talk a little about the lyrical work of Hesse. But I must confess in advance that I...

Klingsors last summer

Klingsors last summer

Klingsors last summer It is good to experience such a wonderful autumn. If you have some time, I want to invite you on...

read more
An ordinary marriage

An ordinary marriage

An ordinary marriage I always have to smile when I see the young lads strutting around, fluttering and making noise,...

read more
The Godfather

The Godfather

The Godfather For centuries, people believed in the tale of the wolf as a wild beast. Who threatens our survival and...

read more
Under the pear tree

Under the pear tree

Under the pear tree I took the time the other day to leaf through the list of the best-selling books of the last few...

read more
Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöfby Janin PisarekSelma Lagerlöf (1858-1940) is probably one of Sweden's most famous writers. Her...

read more
Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 Most of the books that deal with the future are at best curious. Whether Jules Verne argues about a...

read more