Christian Kracht is a Swiss writer and was born in Saanen. His father, Christian Kracht Sr., was chief representative for the Axel Spr. bound journey from Sylt, Christian Kracht’s novel Faserland details its manifested in Faserland in the form of its protagonist grappling with the collision of. Since its publication in the early summer of Faserland (Frayed-Land) has divided critical opinion. Increasingly hailed as a masterpiece in.
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These excesses are not enjoyed by the participants, but are more an expression of their hopelessness. Discussion will begin on September 1st.
This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Abstract FaserlandChristian Kracht’s debut novel in the Popliteratur scene, portrays a young and nameless writer who travels throughout Germany without any fixed destinations.
Christian Kracht Average rating: Want to Read saving…. What will be our September Open Pick? Der Freund The Ministry of Truth. Papua New Guinea 29 Aug 19, Views Read Edit View history. Therefore I have translated the entire novel from German to English. Title [ edit ] The title allows many different interpretations. Check for availability before voting. The protagonist sees the downfall of his generation — a close friend commits suicide — and experiences his own downfall.
He is more an involuntary observer than participant in the events that unfold. Germany 37 Oct 03, Williams 43 62 Jan 07, Imperium by Christian Kracht. Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.
Christian Kracht: Faserland : Arbeitsheft
Directly translated, it means “land of fibers”  a possible reference to the narrator’s recurring fixation on clothing, in particular his Barbour faeerland. Works by Christian Kracht.
Topics Mentioning This Author. Kracgt illustrates ‘s Germany for the reader by way of a first-person narrative that utilizes popular culture references and brand names to highlight the themes of consumerism in the text. The novel has not yet been published in English, but it provides a perspective on German culture that I believe the English-speaking reader should experience.
Faserland is the debut novel by Christian Krachtkraxht in April Monthly – Giraffe.
He also reflects on unhappy memories of youth. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.
“A Translation and Analysis of Christian Kracht’s Faserland” by Miranda Jones
In each of these places he has experiences with decadent excesses in the form of alcohol, drugs, and sexual encounters. You can change your vote at any time prior to the closing of the poll. Ignore this at your peril, you may be on the naughty step for the whole month.
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Refresh and try again. Discover new books on Goodreads. It also is similar to the English word “Fatherland” spoken with a German accent. Critics often compare the book to those of the American author Bret Easton Ellis. Ein Kompendium 3. Retrieved from ” https: