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Need a good short story for Spanish and for German if anyone can oblige

Discussion in 'Modern foreign languages' started by lasketchup, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. lasketchup

    lasketchup New commenter

    Ein Hungerkünstler by Franz Kafka is short and somewhat gruesome. Only about 10 pages too.
  2. musiclover1

    musiclover1 New commenter

    Spaghetti fuer zwei by Federica de Cesco.
    Tanja spielt Frisoer by Rolf Kenzer.
    Saisonbeginn, by E. Langgaesser
    Die Geschichte vom gruenen Fahrrad, by Ursula Woelfel.
    Ein Ehepaar erzaehlt einen Witz, by Kurt Tucholsky.
    Das Fenstertheater, by Ilse Aichinger.
  3. Good grief - spent the last ten minutes with my evening cuppa, reading that Franz Kafka. That was a laugh a minute. Jeez. Gruesome doesn't come near!!!
  4. steveglover

    steveglover New commenter

    Did it make you reach for the biscuit barrel? :) I've read the summary and it looks fascinating-will read it in bed tonight. You couldn't make that topic up really could you?
  5. Hahah, you have to love Franz Kafka. I ADORE the story I was told once which is true - his diary entry on the day Germany invaded Russia read "Germany has declared war on Russia ? swimming in the afternoon."

    I guess he's not going to be a bundle of laughs all round, is he?!!

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