Nadirs (Paperback)

By Herta Muller, Sieglinde Lug (Translator)
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Juxtaposing reality and fantasy, nightmares and dark laughter, Nadirs is a collection of largely autobiographical stories based on Herta Müller’s childhood in the Romanian countryside. The individual tales reveal a child’s often nightmarish impressions of life in her village. Seamlessly mixing reality with dream-like images, they brilliantly convey the inner, troubled life of a child and at the same time capture the violence and corruption of life under an oppressive state.

About the Author

Muller was born to a German family in Romania in 1953. She emigrated to Germany in 1987.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780803282544
ISBN-10: 0803282540
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication Date: August 1999
Pages: 126
Language: English