[PDF] The Blue Soda Siphon By Urs Widmer – Ladybooks.us

The Blue Soda Siphon In The Wildly Entertaining Novel The Blue Soda Siphon, The Narrator Unexpectedly Finds Himself Back In The World Of His Childhood Switzerland In The 1940s He Returns To His Childhood Home To Find His Parents Frantic Because Their Son Is Missing Then, In Another Switch, The Young Boy That He Was Back Then Turns Up In The Present Of The Early 1990s, During The Gulf War, Where He Meets Himself As An Older Man, As Well As His Adult Self S Young Daughter These Head Scratching, Hilarious Time Shifts Happen When Both The Adult Narrator And His Childhood Self Go To The Cinema And See Films, The Subjects Of Which Echo Their Own Lives Translated For The First Time In English By Donal Mclaughlin, This Novel, In Which The Eponymous Blue Soda Siphon Bottle Is A Recurring Symbol, Is A Magnificent Example Of Urs Widmer S Characteristic Humor, Literary Genius, And Unparalleled Imagination.

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  • Hardcover
  • 112 pages
  • The Blue Soda Siphon
  • Urs Widmer
  • 06 July 2017
  • 0857422111

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  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Unser Icherz hler geht ins Kino, erste Reihe, und als er rauskommt ist er 50 Jahre in der Vergangenheit, trifft seine Eltern, die gerade aufgel st sind, weil sein altes Ich gerade verschwunden ist, n mlich in die Gegenwart hinein, wo der Dreij hrige seiner Tochter begegnet Alles sehr nett Aber was das alles soll, erschlie t sich mir nicht Der Vater hatte das kleine Kind auch ins Kino geschickt, um mutma lich mit irgendeiner Lisette zu turteln Gut, am Ende sind beide wieder am richtigen Ort, Unser Icherz hler geht ins Kino, erste Reihe, und als er rauskommt ist er 50 Jahre in der Vergangenheit, trifft seine Eltern, die gerade aufgel st sind, weil sein altes Ich gerade verschwunden ist, n mlich in die Gegenwart hinein, wo der Dreij hrige seiner Tochter begegnet Alles sehr nett Aber was das alles s...


  2. says:

    Quick Review A fun, fast, and at times humorous read Addressing war and the fear of war this short novel uses touches of the fantastical time travel to highlight the futility of the individual in the cursing face of war omnipresent in every generation In using cinema as a lens, the fairy tale existence of childhood is shot through with the fractures of war s violence and trauma Using cinema to depict parallels and engage the darker elements and ramifications of war e.g in the d Quick Review A fun, fast, and at times humorous read Addressing war and the fear of war this short novel uses touches of the fantastical time travel to highlight the futility of the individual in the cursing face of war omnipresent in every generation In using cinema as a lens, the fairy tale existence of childhood is shot through with the fractures of war s violence and trauma Using cinema to depict parallels and engage the darker elements and ramifications of war e.g in the dome...


  3. says:

    Goes to show that novellas are best read in one go and not over two weeks Sadly, the latter was the case for this reader and so the adventurous time line and the movie summaries were too much to really grasp Still, what would have remained bothersome even in a quicker reading is the fact that movie reviews take up such a large portion of the work These are mysterious, no less so because we keep wondering how a three year old should possibly be able to follow such an intricate plot.The...


  4. says:

    WIDMER, Urs Der blaue Siphon , Z rich 1994Eine Erz hlung, in der die erz hlende Person in die Zeit seiner Jugend zur ck versetzt wird Er wei was die Zukunft sein wird Er besuchte seine fr heren St tten wie das Elternhaus Spricht mit seinen Eltern, die ihn aber nicht erkennen, denn sie sind jung und er, der Sohn, ist alt Er kommt wieder zur ck in seine Zei...


  5. says:

    Chi non ha desiderato di tornare indietro nel tempo anche per un attimo e rivedere la propria infanzia, oppure andare nel futuro e vedere i propri figli Qui c qualcosa in pi , un racconto surreale e suggestivo, dove la verosimiglianza non importante, come non importante nei sogni e nella memoria.


  6. says:

    Sentence by sentence, the novel seems fine, but the cumulative effect even given the conceit of movie theater as time machine if that s what it is is eh.

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