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It is also one of my favourite books ever. Survival must come first and foremost.

She only knows the time by the arrival of the crows and the rather odd white crow that stays behind. I am writing on my novel and everything is very cumbersome because I never have much time and, mainly, because I can not embarrass myself. I keep that book on my study table or on my nightstand and keep looking at it.

The wall of the title silently dominates the story despite receiving bare [ Note: I may be in a position to murder time. Pearl was in love with a tiny red velvet cushion that had belonged to Luise. Soon after they arrive, Luise insists that Hugo accompany her hakshofer a pub in a nearby village, leaving behind their dog and the woman.

She thinks thoughts usually only reserved for philosophers almost always male in literary representation. One would do without much stuff in fact.

The Wall by Marlen Haushofer

She looked at me with moist eyes, wan tried to lick my face. It is only her and Lynx and maybe some wild animals in her part of the world. It is about the relationship between women and men. Back at the lodge, the woman grows increasingly depressed over her predicament.

Der Punkt ist, ich habe mich furchtbar gelangweilt und fand das Buch alles in allem richtig schlecht. View all 9 comments. The wall has kept her safe from whatever seems to have killed all life outside it, but also traps her in a world she, as a city dweller, has no idea how to survive.


The woman leaves to look for wznd couple but soon discovers why they didn’t come back: And our heroine decides to take care of them and dedicate her life to everyday activities — taking care of her animals, getting food, managing the place like wajd does a farm.

The Wall group discussion Nov ‘ The portrait of nature is quite captivating.

The end of the world was not written to tuck you in at night. The Wallone of her most successful books, was published inand The Lofther final novel, in She theorizes that she is the only survivor of world-wide nuclear war. Both may prove a little difficult to find in the United States but are well worth the hunt. When our narrator was invited by her cousin Luise and Hugo to go and stay at their hunting lodge in the foothills of the Alps for a few days, she was very keen on the idea.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Another animal that has to be fed. Das sind Geschichten, wie ich sie mag. On the other side of the wall, her fellow cows were transfixed, presumably dead but how?

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Marlen Haushofer: Die Wand (The Wall)

When she descends the gorge, at the end of which the lodge is located, to investigate, she finds an invisible wall, seemingly of infinite length, which prevents her from passing. One of these items ships sooner than the other.

I never saw him stay sulky for more than three minutes. The pair soon encounter an invisible wall, separating them from the world outside. Perhaps some foul deed, maybe part of war campaigne that did hqushofer wrong. Here is what I think. One day the woman hikes to another lodge in a high mountain pasture. She was constantly exhausted and did I feel for her.


Images of Women in Literature. It vie all these and more. View all 4 comments. Haushofer published her first novel, A Handful of Lifein View all 14 comments. The people she can see are inanimate like they are sleeping or died where they stood.

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And qand way The Wall feels like a critique of our acceptance of loosening interpersonal relationship and moral relaxation, like a statement that maybe world that lack love doesen’t deserve to exist. She can see that the life outside the wall is dead and that the only life left in the world is in her little bubble… life that includes cats, hqushofer dog, a cow, a bull and the author.

The heavy, melancholy realization about her indifference when it comes to nature is oozing from the pages. Later that summer, the woman with great effort harvests the hay in the meadow.

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Die Frau ist verwirrt, was ist denn das? This novel is at once a simple and moving tale and a disturbing meditation on humanity. When they are out of sight I shall go to the clearing and feed the white crow. She finds trout in the river too.

But who will read what the woman has written? It is curiously at once both a wide open text and an intensely narrow, claustrophobic one.