Die Rottecks 

(novel, not available in English yet, only the quotations and the table of contents are translated for this page)

 

DIE ROTTECKS - In den Filialen Chicagos I  at: Pro Business GmbH, Berlin

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  ISBN: 3-937343-18-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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critique

contents

 

 

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quotations:

 

The woman was small and thin, her face layed pressed against his side, he just saw her long dark hair widely spread over his side and her back, over coverlet and sheet. The bed was broad and stood in the corner of the room. He realized details:

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For one sentence Karsten looked at Michael: „This is a vision!“ he said with his eyes extremly wide open. Also to his beer he brought the knowledge: "a vision!" He nodded impetuously.

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Another kind of tension had overlayed this one and made it inferior. Michael had the impression of leaving a stage of mere performance. An impression that appeared to be not to persistant too.

 

 

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Critique:

 

Stan LaFleur wrote for www.satt.org: ""Die Rottecks" is a complex, straight well-devised and thrilling development-novel, which leads its hero through inner reflexion and lots of unexpected coincidences of fate. Reminiscences of illustrious works from the past (like Thomas Manns impostors saga "Felix Krull") are quite intended and at hand ..." more (German)

 

 

 

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Contents

 

I. A sweet life

    1. Who are you

    2. The unknown gapes at a kind of residence

    3. The unknown flees

    4. Two sport cars

    5. Cheerful afternoon, evening and likewise kind of

        night

    6. No remittance

 

II. Missions

    1. The first mission

    2. You are mean

    3. The Bernis give a party. Business

    4. The Bernis give a party. Fun

    5. Two criminals

    6. So mean

    7. The second mission

 

III. Not really

    1. cellar, girlfriend and economy

    2. Application

    3. Michael Rotteck becomes familiar to the company

    4. Miss Müller is also named Nadine

    5. Several insinuations

    6. Michael Rotteck negotiates

 

IV. Plans

    1. Birth of a vision

    2. Karsten prooves to be much more enthusiastic

    3. An engineer is looking for substance

    4. Beards

    5. Lets try, even wth a home-mechanic

    6. Just to give an idea: The career of Gerald 

        Rotteck

    7. A member of the supervisory board

    8. The bank of the Rhine took the visionarys tears

    9. The engineer as a healing angel

 

V. The mashine

    1. Interest is shown from an unexpected side

    2. And you are out

    3. In the company again

    4. The second meeting

    5. Also just to give an idea: The career of Jürgen 

        Burger

    6. And again interest is shown from an unexpected

        side

    7. The head of the department

    8. They strengthen each other

    9. Michael takes a reconnaissance walk

    10. And goes to the countryside

 

VI. Dumping and death

    1. The Rottecks eat

    2. Crisis meeting

    3. Again two sport cars

    4. How an oriental tried to influence his son

    5. Karsten thinks about cultivating mushrooms

    6. But dreams of a fundamental plan of the

        household to

 

VII. Behind glass

    1. A position offered

    2. It could have been here

    3. Irene walks with others to

    4. Michael sees the unknown through a glass door

    5. The Bernis give a party. Outlooks

    6. The Bernis give a party. Glances back.

        There once was more fun

    7. The Bernis give a party. Glances back. Plus

        back views

 

 

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