Jenny Erpenbeck

Jenny Erpenbeck is a German author and director. She is known for her novels, short stories, and plays, and has received numerous awards for her work, including the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Thomas Mann Prize.

Books

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  1. 1. Visitation

    "Visitation" is a novel that explores the history of a house located by a lake in Brandenburg, Germany, and the various inhabitants it has seen over the centuries. The narrative spans from the early 20th century to the post-war period, encompassing the tumultuous events of the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, and the German Democratic Republic. Each chapter is dedicated to a different resident's story, including a Jewish family, an architect, a young girl, and a Soviet officer, among others, creating a tapestry of human experiences and emotions shaped by the historical and political upheavals of the time.

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