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Schlink, Bernhard

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The reader by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

360 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 7,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schoolboy Michael Berg, 15, meets an older woman and they have an affair, which she breaks off and disappears. Seven years later Berg, now a law student attending a trial, sees her in the dock, accused in a crime dating back to World War II and the death camp at Auschwitz. By a German writer
The weekend by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

59 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuniting in a secluded country home after decades apart, a group of old friends and lovers exchange clandestine judgments on their divergent paths and celebrate the pardon of one of their number, a convicted murderer and terrorist
Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child of World War II, Peter Debauer grew up with his mother and scant memories of his father, a victim of war. Now an adult, Peter embarks upon a search for the truth surrounding his mother's unwavering--but shaky--history and the possibility of finding his missing father after all these years
The reader by Bernhard Schlink( Recording )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German teenager has an affair with an emotionally remote older woman and only years later, when he is a law student and she is on trial, does he discover that she was involved in the Holocaust. She refuses to defend herself when she is accused of a hideous crime. The young law student gradually realizes that the woman may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder
The woman on the stairs by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A missing painting. A mysterious woman. Her husband and her lover. Here, the internationally acclaimed author delivers what his fans have been waiting for since The Reader--a powerful new novel about obsession, creativity, and love. A brilliant and naïve young lawyer's life is changed forever when a painter and his subject--a breathtakingly beautiful woman--appear at his office in Frankfurt. The woman's husband is deliberately marring the painting of his wife he commissioned the artist to make. Now the woman and the artist want the painting back. Simple enough--or so it seems before the lawyer becomes enmeshed in the lives of this toxic trio. Love, theft, and deceit unfold in quick succession when the woman, and the painting, suddenly go missing. It will take a strange turn of fate and a natural disaster to reunite the lawyer, the husband, and the artist with the woman they all love, hiding out in Australia--and when they find her they will be forced to reckon with the lies and betrayals of their shared past. This is an intricately crafted, poignant, and beguiling novel--it is Bernhard Schlink writing at his peak"--
Flights of love : stories by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the internationally bestselling author of "The Reader" comes a collection of stories that weave around the idea of love in all its many forms
Self's murder by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventy-something private investigator Gerhard Self is hired to track down a mysterious silent bank partner, a case which eventually leads him to eastern Germany and some of the most dangerous villains he has ever met
The weekend by Bernhard Schlink( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schlink offers the tale of old friends who come together for a remarkable reunion. One of the group is a convicted murderer and terrorist, fresh out of prison and joined by his devoted sister. But another guest has remained true to the cause that might spell trouble for them all
The Gordian knot by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georg Polger ekes out a lonely living as a freelance translator in the south of France, until he is approached by a certain Mr. Bulnakov, who has an intriguing proposition: Georg is to take over a local translation agency and finish a project left by the previous owner, who died in a mysterious accident. The money is right and then there is the matter of Bulnakov's secretary, Francoise, with whom Georg has fallen hopelessly in love. Late one night, however, Georg discovers Francoise secretly photographing a sensitive military project. He is shocked and heartbroken. Then, her eventual disappearance leaves him not only bereft, but suspicious of the motivations behind Mr. Bulnakov's offer. To make matters worse, Georg's every move is being watched. Determined to find out who Francoise really is, and to foil who ever is tracking him, Georg sets out on an mission that will take him to New York City, where with each step he is dragged deeper and deeper into a deadly whirlpool in which friend and foe are indistinguishable"--Page 4 of cover
The other man by Richard Eyre( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspecting Lisa, his wife, of adultery, Peter tries to figure out why his wife had disappeared. When Lisa found out that she has cancer, she decides to leave him clues so that he could discover the affair and the secret life she had been leading and that he never knew existed. Peter sets out to track down the other man in her life
Liebesfluchten : Geschichten by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flucht in die Liebe, Flucht vor der Liebe - vor sich selbst, dem andern, dem Leben, der Geschichte. Sieben erotische, subtile, tragikomische Geschichten über Sehnsüchte und Verwirrungen, Nähe und Einsamkeit, Verstrickung und Schuld, Lebensentwürfe und Lebensverantwortung
Summer lies by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeven kortere en langere verhalen over verwachtingen, illusies en leugens
Self's punishment by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by a childhood friend, the aging Self searches for a prankish hacker who's invaded the computer system of a Rhineland chemical plant. But his investigation leads to murder, and from there to the charnel house of Germany's past, where the secrets of powerful corporations lie among the bones of numberless dead. What ensues is a taut, psychologically complex, and densely atmospheric moral thriller featuring a shrewd, self-mocking protagonist
Grundrechte by Bodo Pieroth( Book )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in German and Portuguese and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink( Recording )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Losing his father during World War II, Peter Debauer grows up with his mother and few memories of his father, until, as an adult, he embarks on a quest in search of his missing father, a man who continuously reinvents himself to stay alive
Self's deception by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to find Leo Salger, private detective Gerhard Self traces the girl to the psych ward of a local hospital where he is told she died following a fatal fall, only to discover that Leo is very much alive
Die Heimkehr : Roman by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child Peter Debauer finds a incomplete novel about a German prisoner of war who escapes from an Russian camp to return to his wife who believes he is dead. Years later the embarks on a search for the missing pages which turns into a search for his missing father, a German soldier he believed to have been killed in the war
Guilt about the past by Bernhard Schlink( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Author Bernhard Schlink explores the long shadow of past guilt as both an individual experience and a collective and global one. By using the example of the postwar German experience, Schlink addresses both timely and universal themes: how past events can affect a nation's future; how the lessons of history can be used to motivate individual moral behaviour and the role of the law in this process; and how the theme of guilt influences his own fiction. Based on the Weidenfeld Lectures he delivered at Oxford University, this thought-provoking book illuminates the moral complexity that binds guilt and responsibility, and what makes for a true state of reconciliation."--Jacket
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

70 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from different works of literature. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life, only this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hannaś past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives
Polizei- und Ordnungsrecht : mit Versammlungsrecht by Bodo Pieroth( Book )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in German and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The reader
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controlled identityRichter, Thomas (Novelist)

Be leun ha leu teu Syul ling keu 1944-

Beleunhaleuteu-Syullingkeu 1944-

Ben ha de Shi lin ke 1944-

Benhade-Shilinke 1944-

Bernhard Schlink Duits schrijver

Bernhard Schlink écrivain allemand

Bernhard Schlink escriptor alemany

Bernhard Schlink escritor alemán

Bernhard Schlink escrivan alemand

Bernhard Schlink German writer

Bernhard Schlink německý spisovatel

Bernhard Schlink niemiecki profesor nauk prawnych oraz powieściopisarz

Bernhard Schlink saksalainen juristi ja kirjailija

Bernhard Schlink scriitor german

Bernhard Schlink scrittore tedesco

Bo en ha de Shi lin ke 1944-

Boenhade-Shilinke 1944-

Schilink, Bernhard 1944-

Schlink, Bernard 1944-

Schlink, Bernhard 1944-

Shi-Lin-Ke, Ben-Ha-De 1944-

Shilinke, Benhade 1944-

Shilinke, Boenhade 1944-

Shlinḳ, Bernhard 1944-

Shlink, Bernkhard

Shurinku, Berunharuto 1944-

Šilīng, Birnhārd 1944-

Šilīnk, Birnhārd 1944-

Šlink, Bernard 1944-

Šlink, Bernchard 1944-

Šlink, Bernhard 1944-

Slink, Mperncharnt 1944-

Śliṅka, Barnārḍa 1944-

Šlinks, Bernhards 1944-

Šlînq, Bernhârd 1944-

Syullingkeu, Beleunhaleuteu 1944-

Syullingk'ŭ, Perŭnharŭt'ŭ 1944-

Xu lin ke 1944-

Xulinke 1944-

Бернхард Шлинк

Бернхард Шлінк

Шлинк, Бернхард

Բերնհարդ Շլինկ

ברנהרד שלינק

ברנהרד שלינק סופר גרמני

שלינק, ברנהארד

שלינק, ברנהרד

שלינק, ברנהרד 1944-

برنهارد شلينك كاتب ألماني

برنهارد شلینک

베른하르트 슐링크

슐링크, 베른하르트 1944-

シュリンク, ベルンハル 1944-

シュリンク, ベルンハルト

シュリンク, ベルンハルト 1944-

ベルンハルト・シュリンク

本哈德·施林克

施林克, 本哈徳

施林克, 本哈德 1944-

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The weekendHomecomingThe readerFlights of love : storiesSelf's murderThe Gordian knotLiebesfluchten : GeschichtenSelf's punishment