Ulla Hahn

Ulla Hahn is a renowned German author and poet known for her contributions to contemporary German literature. She has received numerous awards for her work, which often explores themes of love, feminism, and self-discovery. Her writing style is characterized by its lyrical quality and emotional depth.


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  1. 1. The Hidden Word

    "The Hidden Word" is a poignant coming-of-age novel set in post-war Germany, which follows the life of a young girl from a conservative, working-class family as she discovers the transformative power of language and literature. Struggling against the constraints of her rural, religious upbringing and the societal expectations placed upon women of her time, she seeks solace and freedom in the world of books. Her intellectual and emotional journey is marked by the tension between her burgeoning individuality and the traditional values she is expected to uphold, leading to a narrative rich in both personal growth and the exploration of the capacity of words to both conceal and reveal profound truths.

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