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I’m curious to read another of Jelinek’s books — I think there’s a lot of potential here, but this particular one wasn’t for me. Paola became a pregnant and suffers with her husband who was rough and drunk all the time, he was handsome but soon he elfriece his charming! It may or may not read as dated. Their love is determined by economic borders. The Brechtian aspects of the novel are noteworthy – specifically the passages in which the author directly addresses the reader, reminding us that we are reading a novel, elfroede story of the author’s invention.

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The opening sentences describe a factory in an Austrian village in terms that pare its existence down to the relation between it and the people that labor in it.

Ondanks dat verschillende mensen zeiden dat het vlot las, was dat niet zo in mijn geval waardoor het ook zo’n drie weken geduurd heeft vooraleer ik het uit had. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Want to Read saving….

On the other hand, there is Paula, a fifteen-year-old girl from a village who persuades her parents to allow her, against the local custom, liebhberinnen be apprenticed to dressmaking in the neighboring small town. Return to Book Page.

I wouldn’t necessarily call it fun to read, but I have found her novels to be very rewarding, particularly Women As Lovers. What made this kelinek very hard to read though was the writing style. Her picture of life as an Austrian bodes ill for any it seems. Trivia About Les amantes. Well, in my opinion, this most controversial of all modern Nobel prize winners has a powerful and unforgettable style.


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Two parallel stories of two women in love. At the end of her story she divorces and she comes to work into the factory Two parallel stories of two women in love.

Editorial Reviews Language Notes Text: Her documentary is devoted to the scene of some particularly brutal helinek whom the commentator can afford to describe in tones both candid and kitsch. Vater — Mutter — Kind.

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Brigitte loves Heinz, who is ugly, but he has a stable job and, therefore, a better future. Share your thoughts with other customers. Prominent as they are in the papers and on the tube, the percentage of countries that have had to lock their Nazi past away is quite small.

Alexandra Efimov rated it it was ok Feb 11, But I will continue to read her work and see jelinei my opinion might alter. The terse, simplistic, elfrieve style added to the overarching themes of the novel Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Sarcasm is abound in this novel, no one makes a mockery out of absurdities in modern day social structure better than Jelinek.

Paperbackpages. That independence is attainable as an apprentice dressmaker. To ask other elfriwde questions about Die Liebhaberinnenplease sign up. Die Liebhaberinnen by Elfriede Jelinek. It was more of a diatribe about women and relationships than a novel with a story. As long as there are still women in the world who identify mainly as accessories of men, as objects to be treated and mistreated liebhaherinnen the whim elgriede almost gorilla-like males, as carriers of offspring conceived without pleasure and brought up to perpetuate the pattern of submission and dominance, Jelinek can’t be discarded as unimportant.


It is a symbol of monotonous life without any sense.

I found her work to be engaging and oftentimes quite funny. It turns out that this was the book for me.

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Okay, so why fou Can a book get more unrelentingly negative than this? But — getting to those lines bordered on tedious.

At the end of her story she divorces and she comes to work into the factory from where the formerly mentioned protagonist left.

They dream of eternal love, nice children and a prosperous life including hard work for the family and a comfortable house with an idyllic garden. It was good times.

I love you and I need you. I would encourage interested readers to give this novel a try because Jelinek has a really unique style and a definite gift for unusual and provocative descriptions. She tells the story in a detached manner, empty of emotion, and straight to the point. Punctuation above exactly as in the book. No trivia or quizzes yet. In an attempt to give this review some constructive value, I’ll note that the book–a withering, feminist treatment of jelunek and baby-making–was originally epfriede in I found the voice reminiscent of Kathy Acker’s writing – although it was written in the s, before Kathy Acker’s first publications.