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Impressions from the reading life

It's Monday! What are you reading?

Der Untertan - Der Hörverlag, Heinrich Mann, Hans Korte Jules und Jim: BRIGITTE Die Liebesromane - Henri-Pierre Roché

Guess who's back in the "It's Monday" game?

 

I'm participating in #TBRTakedown and started this week with The Straw Man by Heinrich Mann, which I got as an audiobook by the publisher. My plan is to use this book as "first in a series" while it is in fact first in a cycle about the German Kaiserreich. So far, protagonist Diederich has been the most abominable creature in literature. But I know that is kind of the point.

 

The other book I plan on starting today is Jules and Jim by Jean-Pierre Roché. A sneak peek convinced me it would be a quick read and I am looking forward to it. Also, I need to rea a book that has been adapted to a movie for another challenge.