Book presentation Love flights and Summer lies by Bernhard Schlink

Literature Day in Ho Chi Minh City 2019 Photo: Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Thu, 23.05.2019

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Ho Chi Minh City

The world-famous bestselling author Bernhard Schlink writes straightforward about the big topics in life.
Translator Lê Quang presents two volumes of the author's story.

In Bernhard Schlink's short stories "Liebesfluchten", the title stands for the programme: Seven love stories about desire, closeness and loneliness. The protagonists plunge into love and out of love or flee from love.
 
Schlink's "Summer Lies" brings together life plans and riddles, love hopes and emotional illusions. In a simple and clear language Schlink creates contributions full of melancholy.
 
The translation into Vietnamese of “Summer Lies” was written by Lê Quang. In addition to this book, Lê Quang also translated Schlink's best-selling novel "The Reader" and "The Woman on the Stairway".

Bernhard Schlink Alberto Venzago / © Diogenes Verlag Bernhard Schlink (* 1944) was Professor of Public Law and Philosophy of Law at the Humboldt University, Berlin, until his retirement. He published crime novels and gained worldwide fame with his book "Der Vorleser".


Nhung Cuoc Chay Tron © NXB Nha Nam Mua He Doi Tra © NXB Nha Nam

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