In einer dunklen Nacht ging ich aus meinem stillen Haus review Ê 3

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In einer dunklen Nacht ging ich aus meinem stillen Haus review Ê 3 î A short powerful new novel by one of the greatest writers in the German language On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House is Peter Handke's evocative moving often fantastic novel about one man's conflict with himself and his journey toward resolutioEls most comfortable wandering about in nature collecting and eating hallucinogenic mushrooms One day he receives a blow to the head that leaves him unable to speak and the narrative is transformed from ironic description into a collection of sensual impressions observations and reflections The pharmacist who is now called the driver sets out on a uest travelling into the Alps with two companions a former Olympic skiing champion and a formerly famous poet wher. Once upon a time a pharmacist of Salzburg who had decided to leave He walks and his way will carry him until Spain Dream oniric visions true travel difficult to be sureWandering theme is freuent in Handke's booksThen we can see the things superficially The meetings return to his past anecdotes speaks about his life The style is splendid It is poetry in prose with a great purity Thus initiatory travel with resulting whose the pharmacist will return alleviated End of HistoryBla bla and again blaWe misses a fundamental aspect Our pharmacist gives up to speak The symbolic range is enormous Remember the diagram of Jakobson The language is defined not only by the message itself but also by the transmitter and the recipient So no alterity no languageRenouncement to language it's to give up the human condition It iseven to give up the transcendence if we refer to St John's prolog “the logos became flesh”And yet that functions The pharmacist travels with 2 companions a poet and a former ski champion The world is seen by the eyes of the pharmacist The least song of; bird in the forest takes on a metaphysical dimension At the end of epilog the pharmacist reuires of author to put the word “innehalten” to remain in himeself in his bookBarthes said that to give up the language is to die Here it is the end of a cycle died and rebirth or rather “Tod und verklarung” died and transfiguration

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A short powerful new novel by one of the greatest writers in the German language On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House is Peter Handke's evocative moving often fantastic novel about one man's conflict with himself and his journey toward resolution During one night shift an unnamed middle aged pharmacist in Taxham an isolated suburb of Salzburg tells his story to a narrator The pharmacist is known and well respected but lonely and estranged from his wife He fe. I bet creative writing teachers jizz themselves over this densely packed little story overflowing with symbolism and tone I on the other hand seemed to enjoy it slightly better than most of the reviews here on goodreads but still not that much but I want to like it and I think maybe reading it a second time might make the dreamlike logic in the story make sense Or maybe not

Peter Handke ✓ 3 review

In einer dunklen Nacht ging ich aus meinem stillen HausE he is beaten and later stalked by a woman He drives through a tunnel and has a premonition of death then finds himself in a surreal foreign land In a final series of bizarre cathartic events the driver regains his speech and is taken back to his pharmacy back to his former life but forever changed A powerful poetic exploration of language longing and dislocation in the human experience On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House reveals Handke at his magical best. Uses delusional aspects of Don uixote and other 'journeys'no dodgy endorsements of Serbian nationalism