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Die Wand von Marlen Haushofer ist ein grosser Bericht, dessen äusserste Einfachheit klassisches Mass erreicht. Man kann ihn einreihen unter die Meisterwerke. The Wall | Marlen Haushofer, Shaun Whiteside | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Die Wand (German Edition) [Marlen Haushofer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She married the dentist Manfred Haushofer inthey divorced in but reunited in Some kind of unwitnessed catastophic event occurs, creating an invisible wall between that which lives and that which doesn’t. Translated by Shaun Whiteside.

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She died of cancer in Vienna in For her it was a magic object. I have the feeling as if I were writing into the air. Something Happens, and a middle-aged woman is suddenly, as far as she can tell, the last human being on Earth, waking up in a friend’s hunting lodge up in the decidedly Julie Andrews-less Austrian alps, and finding an invisible wall all around the area she’s in.

By using this site, wsnd agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A lot of people who have reviewed this book comment that it seems slow, too morose, no plot or climax, etc. Fortunately, the lodge owner had prepared for a possible nuclear war, so it is well-stocked with supplies and she is able to grow beans and potatoes, forage, and hunt the plentiful deer on the mountain slopes.


Schnell beginnt sie, sich im Jagdhaus einzurichten. Paperbackpages. Expecting them home later that night, the widow is quite surprised when she awakens the next morning and finds herself alone.

It is about the small joys of everyday life. Accompanied by her cousin and her cousin’s husband, the year-old narrator travels diee the Austrian mountains. English Choose a language for shopping. The novel, first published in Austria and now translated again into Swedish, is a picture of the psyche of mankind. Ich habe es vielleicht in der Hand, die Zeit zu ermorden….

When our narrator was invited by her cousin I stood up wan more times and convinced myself that here, three yards from me, there really was something invisible, smooth and cool blocking my path.

She very cleverly describes the unfathomable, surrealistic situation. Humanity chose the wrong path and in turn it reaps the foul harvest of that choice.

Marlen Haushofer: Die Wand (The Wall) – The Modern Novel

Marlen Haushofer came down with bone cancer and died on March the 21stshe was only 49 years old. It is not often that you can say only a woman could have written this book, but women in particular will understand the heroine’s loving devotion to the details of making and keeping life, every day felt as a victory against everything that would like wxnd undermine and destroy.


Critics have stated that The Wall is the ultimate example of Haushofer’s main theme: All cats tend toward mysterious states; then they are far away and entirely impossible to reach.

She is entirely alone, protected and trapped, in equal measure, by the invisible wall.

It has a profound effect on her to the extent that she is never given a name. Get to Know Us. The audio brought the woman’s situation to life This is all truthful. The narrator quickly establishes the limits of her new, walled world, a sizeable area that is partially forested and occupied by a variety of animals. She tries to survive a cataclysmic event: Feb 23, Agnieszka rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is all these and more.

And our heroine decides to take care of them and dedicate her life to everyday activities — taking care of her animals, getting food, managing the place like one does a farm.

You question, of course, the tale told by the one still standing amidst the bodies on this side of the wall and that. In the coming weeks, the woman grows tired and dreams of succumbing to the deadening snow.