This is a book that stays with you long after the breathless "shiver you get brought on by those final words of a truly "you get brought on by those final words of a truly story The End If your after a page by page on the edge of your seat ide publishes like to throw at
us fantasy eading public then you may be disappointed Instead what you get it a journey of discovery fantasy eading public then you may be disappointed Instead what you get it a journey of discovery endless search with the book s philosophical approach difficult to avoid Not that you d want to as it s not preachy or in your face message but about letting the Nerds reader see between the lines come up with their own uestions and conclusions Probably the main one being that not all uestions you have in life can be answered but you should be content with knowing that you ll never know for sureApart from being a wonderful story it s also an unusual book To begin with there aren teally that many chapters If you don t like putting a book down until you get to the end of a chapter you ll find yourself with a good number of sleepless nights The voice of the author is unlike any I have Zack (Areion Fury MC read since but this could be due to it s German translation I found it to be calming and considered in a simplified un flowery way as though it was written by a very wise 12 year old To illustrate what I mean you just have toead the opening line Once upon a time Outside of a fairy tale it seems like an odd way to start a book but after finishing it I couldn t help but think what a great start it was to this truly big bookI write big book not just for the number of pages it holds but for the feeling of insight we get into the main character s Listener life Throughout the book we see practically everything through his eyes breaking it up here and there with tales told to Listener by others Throughout his life we see his human frailties along with his triumphs and cant help but to compare ourselves and what our own moral decisions would be in the many situations Listener finds himself in Personally though if I was to take one thing away from this book it would be that patience truly is a virtueIt may also just make you want to learn to play the flute Cruising through some Shadow on the Crown (The Emma of Normandy Trilogy, reviews of this book I noticed that it has divided itseaders Some say that it is one of the best under ContamiNation rated fantasies they have everead and up their with stories like Watership Down Others say that perhaps something was lost in the translation from German to English and that it was too light and shallow for a fantasy bookI actually liked it I appreciated the different writing style and the stories within stories I am a big believer in the journey being important than the destination and this book is all about the journey It is a fairtytale stylemythology kind of fantasy and I appreciated it for the diversion it offered me from everyday lif I have to admit I did not enjoy this book at all It easily could have been a series instead of one over large volume And it also Taxi ins Glück really could have been edited down a lot Be warned there are some spoilers in thiseview Listener is a timid child son of the Great Roarer a local judge in this fantasy world Listener starts off as a staunch pacifist which doesn t sit well with his father as you can imagine from the name He ends up acuiring two powerful magical itemsheritages It could have been a good coming of age tale as he makes mistakes near the beginning of the book but then he keeps making them He loses his items to a gorgeous woman who seduces him then does it again and again Someone slap this kid for me For a while he travels with a man he has wronged as his servant They go here and have a andom adventure and then go there and someone tells them a story This takes a while Three years in the book which at times seems almost that long to those eading it or at least to me At varying points in the book Listener is essentially the Pied Piper and then later a version of Pan He does dumb things misuses his gifts gets out of it then does dumb things I kept waiting for some kind of a payoff and I d argue there isn does dumb things I kept waiting for some kind of a payoff and I d argue there isn one He falls in love and loses her to another man after he and his lady have a kid together His daughter gets killed Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas right in front of him He gets old He gives away again his magic items He ill considered deeds cause lots and lots of problems By the end of the book he dies an old man alone but for a talking stick noeally No friends no family no magic no home He dies under a tree Bits of this world were fascinating but it was not worth the. Der gefeierte Klassiker in komplett überarbeiteter Neuausgabe Lauscher ist ein Mensch der stets in die Irre geht und dennoch immer ans Ziel gelangt Als er einen geheim. Ry Now when the Great Roarer came to Fraglund to take up his duties he brought his wife with him a uiet woman who kept so much out of the public eye that at first many thought she was not wedded to him of the public eye that at first many thought she was not wedded to him was said to be the daughter of the Gentle Fluter of whose arts they had heard in Fraglund although he lived very far away beyond the great forest of Barlebogue Folk said his fluting was so sweet that even the birds would fall still to listen to him and so soothing to the spirit that many a man s uarrel had been settled by the notes of his flute alone Such a splendid beginning And the book maintains that storybook atmosphere for all 855 pages Beginning to endListener is unlike any other fictional character I have seen because he is portrayed so The Magic Rolling Pin realistically He isn t always heroic He is occasionally downright villainous Yet deep inside he means well and does come toepent for his wrongs In other words he s a lot like you that is ultimately what is so profound about this story The journey is a metaphor into your own life and no matter what your age when you Indecent... Exposure (Indecent, read this book you will at some point experience the story at the same age as Listener Because of that he becomeselatable to everyone We easily see our own past and present
and future in his life and it makes us all the cognizant of how important our past and future future in his life and it makes us all the cognizant of how important our past and future shall prove to becomeAs an American I m not sure what the world of books and literature is like in other English speaking countries like England and Australia However I presume that most of us are exposed to similar books Maybe I m wrong but I tend to imagine that bestselling authors in America and England are for the most part the same
*batches people i *people I in America we don t often have the chance to Not Without a Fight read great books and novels from other cultures The Stone and The Flute by Hans Bemmann was originally written in German and translated into English by Anthea Bell Other than The Never Ending Story it may be in fact I m almost certain it is the only book I ve everead that was not authored by someone who natively speaks English Not only was this a wonderful story but it also made me Garden Bouquets and Beyond realize what a shame it is that all people all over the world miss out on storytelling which never gets translated into our native tongues How many great stories are out there in French and German and Japanese and Russian and Spanish that I will never get toead in my lifetime Authors we will never hear about Books we will never know existedOne of the greatest things about language is the ability to articulate the commonality of the human condition The most memorable sentences we ever The Unseen Wonder read tend to be the ones which elouently express those intimate life experiences that we think no one else ever goes through We come across a sentence in a book and we say Oh my gosh This person thinks that everytime they step into the shower I do that too That is the commonality of the human condition That s one of the most inspiring and uplifting things to encounter in writing That serendipity ofealizing we The Management Bible relate to each other as people in ways we never expected And to think all those books from all those cultures written in languages that will never be translated how much we are missing How many beautiful stories we will never have the chance to shareBut thanks to Anthea Bell The Stone and The Flute by Hans Bemmann is not one of those stories This glorious German masterpiece is a story that the entire English speaking world can enjoy That iseason enough to Zu schnell read this story Read a copy of The Stone and The Flute and expose yourself to a viewpoint from another culture and see the beauty of a lifetime through the eyes of another world The Stone and the FluteI have alreadyead some of the best literature masterworks of the world but have to admit that this book was the greatest thing I ever Sleepless (Bird of Stone, read I wouldate it as the story I always wished to write and Hans Bemmann did it in the best imaginable wayThis is a novel about life and about the world about humans and about the nature What I love is that there is no god and no eligion in this bookThe world of this book is as colorful as the world around us with people whom we understand and sympathize with and those whom we do notMusic is the blessing of this world and Lauscher one like us all with good intentions but stubborn fool of mistakes and up to some extent spoiled with the gifts he had been chosen to have with him. äß zu unterwerfen – und scheitert Doch das Schicksal beschert ihm so manches phantastische Abenteuer um ihn letztendlich auf seinen ganz persönlichen Weg zu führe.
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*all 855 pages *855 pages i don "through all 855 pages because I don uit on books I can t eally ecommend this book VIDEO VERSION The Stone and The Flute by Hans Bemmann The Stone and The Flute by Hans Bemmann was a humbling book to ead When I first Invisible (The Curse of Avalon read it back in high school I wrote aeview for it in the newsletter of our science fiction and fantasy club The one thing I vividly Yummy Supper remember stating in thateview was that the mark of a great book is one that can make you laugh out loud and cry tears onto The Pages Since I Was Only In pages Since I was only in school I hadn t ead many books with the power to do that The Stone and The Flute made me weep and laugh aloud on multiple occasionsI still believe that to chuckle and shed a tear is the barometer of a great story There are good stories that don t touch your emotions in that way But great stories All great stories take you through that ange of feelings Any book that can make you feel such joy that you are laughing out loud and such sorrow that you actually sob is awe inspiring Not many novels have that kind of power in them to Deep Listening run through a full spectrum of human emotionsAuthor Hans Bemmann was 60 years old when he wrote The Stone and The Flute and it shows in his writing I don t think a 20 or 30 or 40 year old author would be capable of writing something like this When Iead the book as a teenager I was already on my way to being a writer What I ead in The Stone and The Flute was both humbling and inspiring Humbling because I knew at my age I couldn t possibly write a book that came close to approaching this Inspiring because it made me ealize how much I had to learn and that maybe in 50 years I d be able to create something that wondrous and magical His achievement is even amazing when you consider that he only wrote 7 novels in his lifetime and he had only written one novel before this The Stone and The Flute was only his sopho effortWhen we Evolution, Me Other Freaks of Nature re children and teenagers we often think wee totally awesome We can do anything We can do things just as good as any adult We feel absolutely confident and sure of ourselves The Stone and The Flute was the first time in my life that my arrogance over writing was schooled and given a smackdown The Stone and The Flute was the first time I ead something where I truly ealized I was incapable of creating something that good And I wouldn t learn how to become that good in one year or 5 years or 10 years I Trajan realized this book was the culmination of a writer who had been honing his craft for decades and I had nothing on himThe main character of The Stone and The Flute is a young boy named Listener and the novel begins with his birth and ends with his death Now I apologize if you feel thatevelation is a spoiler I don t see it as one Revealing that the book spans the entire lifetime of a character is to me a wonderful selling point After all this is the only story I have never discovered in my entire life with the ambition to attempt such an audacious undertaking as spanning an entire lifetime How many characters have you ever Bunnys Book Club Goes to School read about where you get to watch the whole of their lifetime I ve never seen any short story or novel try such a thing before Thus so than any other book I know you come toeally feel for the character of Listener By the time you The Peculiar Pig reach the end of the book you feel you have known Listener longer than anyone else you ever met He becomes your oldest friend From his innocence of childhood to his insolence of being a teenager to his adventures as an adult to his dignified journey into old age you are by his side You are a witness to all of his lifeThe tone of the book is magnificent It has the pace and demeanor of a Grimm s Faerie Tale but it s over 800 pages long Now I don t know if you ever sat down and actuallyead any of the Grimm s Faerie Tales but to have a story of this length and magnitude maintain such a storybook Cherry Ingram resonance is utterly spellbinding Here s the first few paragraphs Once upon a time a boy was born in Fraglund and this is his strange story His father was a mighty man whom folk called the Great Roarer he was tall and burly and liked to wear his shirt open on his hairy chest His was a tempestuous nature One moment he would fly into a terribleage the next he would be shaking with loud laughter Yet he was known as a just man and so the people of Fraglund had asked him to come from far away to be judge over them in that part of the count. Nisvollen Stein und eine Flöte erbt und dazu ein wundersames Holzstück geschenkt bekommt setzt er alles daran mit diesen magischen Gaben die Welt seinen Wünschen gem.