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  • Paperback
  • 240
  • Castorp by Paweł Huelle
  • Paweł Huelle
  • English
  • 09 July 2017
  • 9781852429454

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Free read µ Castorp by Paweł Huelle 100 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDEPENDENT FOREIGN FICTION PRIZE 2008 Picking up on a throwaway line in Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain Castorp tells the story of Hans Castorp’s student years in Gdansk long before the adventures in Davos described in Thomas Mann’s novel Pawel Huelle skilfully creates a credible scenario This book is much better than the average rating on Goodreads 35 stars in Jan 18 if you read it the right wayFirst of all it is a preuel to The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann 1924 and it deals with one of the most important fictional characters German literature has Hans Castorp I read this book straight after reading The Magic Mountain and I have to say it was a great experience When you spend a lot of time reading the 1100 pages of Thomas Mann you will be a bit melancholic when you reach an end But then Mr Huelle offers you the possibility to meet your dear most average hero of all again in his study years in Danzig Both books draw you back in a time earlier than the World Wars and completely isolate you from todays world The interesting part is that Castorp has been published in 2004 and nevertheless Huelle masters this task in a great mannerI think the book is less worth to read if you do not read The Magic Mountain first but it is clearly a 5 star preuel of Thomas Manns novel

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Free read µ Castorp by Paweł Huelle 100 Polish woman who becomes his obsession Set at the dawn of the twentieth century Castorp faithfully recreates the atmosphere of central Europe as the storm began that would lead to two world wars Beautifully written full of humour mystery and eccentricity this is a moving tribute to a masterpiece of European literatu For what s basically literary fan fiction the author gets the tone of the magic mountain down and it s entertaining but not much than that

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Free read µ Castorp by Paweł Huelle 100 For this influential period in Hans Castorp’s development imagining what happened when the rational German student was exposed to the Slavonic eastern edge of the Prussian empire He comes across people events and ideas that anticipate some of the encounters he will experience in years to come including an enigmatic I m always on the look out for the next Who Was David Weiser but thus far I haven t found another Huelle book that uite lives up to my expectations Castorp is meant to be a preuel to Thomas Mann s The Magic Mountain Hans Castorp is a student in Gdansk at the time of this book before his adventures of Mann s novel As I haven t read Mann s book I m not sure what Huelle s lends to it However I saw a review that calls Castorp a work of literary fan fiction which I like and which about sums it up I probably would have feelings for this had I read The Magic Mountain first but when I do eventually get around to reading it I ll be curious to see how the two work side by side if for no other reason than to see how the German original compares to the Polish preuel