Visitationby Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
A bestseller in Germany, Visitation has established Jenny Erpenbeck as one of Europe’s most significant contemporary authors.
A house on the forested bank of a Brandenburg lake outside Berlin (once belonging to Erpenbeck’s grandparents) is the focus of this compact, beautiful novel. Encompassing over one hundred years of German history, from the
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The theme was highly original, but not fully developed. The tumultuous changes in German society were not really explored in their full depth. Character development was poor and the ending disappointing. Not recommended for book clubs, although it is an easy read.