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    Mein Kampf. Originally written in German.
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    Heinrich Böll uses fairly accessible language & his books are really interesting in context. I started with "Die Verlorene Ehre von Katharina Blum (The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum)" which is available in English too (: read about the author before you read it though

    Some people rave about Thomas Mann - I personally don't like his work but they're classics e.g. "Death in Venice" & "Tonio Kröger". The former certainly comes in English but translations for the latter aren't reliable.

    I just finished Schiller's "Maria Stuart" which is my favourite work I've read in German probably - slightly complex and more of an historical analysis than a story though.

    For more modern things there's Ruge's "In Times of Fading Light", which thoroughly depressed me but is a truly amazing insight into DDR life, or Vermes' "Er Ist Wieder Da"- sometimes very offensive but again interesting and occasionally funny.

    Hope it helps & enjoy! (:

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Mein Kampf. Originally written in German.
    I find it weird how its banned in some countries but not others.
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    (Original post by Hachik0)
    I find it weird how its banned in some countries but not others.
    It should not be banned at all. Not a well written book but it should not be censored because it makes some people uncomfortable.
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    (Original post by MonroeDoctrine)
    It should not be banned at all. Not a well written book but it should not be censored because it makes some people uncomfortable.
    I agree.
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    If you're still looking for something, I've just finished reading 'Der fremde Gast' by Charlotte Link. It's originally written in German, but you could probably find it in English as well if you wanted.

    My German is about the same level as yours and I found I was able to understand pretty well every word and following the story was no problem

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    I also recommend Charlotte Link's books. I have just finished reading Das andere Kind by her and although it is a long book, I found it very gripping and quite straightforward in terms of language and plot, so it never felt tiresome or slow.
 
 
 
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