Nadirs

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U of Nebraska Press
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User Review  - DieFledermaus - LibraryThing

Nadirs is a collection of semi-autobiographical short stories depicting life in a German-speaking Romanian community. Müller’s flat, succinct style is enhanced by her vivid, at times graphic ... Read full review

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User Review  - roblong - LibraryThing

Very good. The stories are fairly plotless, documents of village life rather than 'tales' of any sort. They are brilliantly written, constructed of sparse and oppressively brutal prose. A sense of ... Read full review

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Contents

The Funeral Sermon
1
The Swabian Bath
6
My Family
8
Nadirs
10
Rotten Pears
77
Oppressive Tango
85
The Window
90
The Man with the Matchbox
93
About German Mustaches and Hair Parts
106
The Intervillage Bus
109
Mother Father and the Little One
112
The Street Sweepers
115
Black Park
117
Workday
119
Afterword
121
Copyright

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