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Max Frisch Ï 4 charactersPoilers for Sophie s WorldManfred my inner German child is looking even smugger and annoying than usual I m not a child any he informs me I m grown up I read Max Frisch s Homo FaberYou are a Child Manfred I Sigh You Re Only Manfred I sigh You re only and a half says Manfred with a little less confidenceThree and a half if you like I agree a half says Manfred with a little less confidenceThree and a half if you like I agree you didn t understand that book It was too difficult for youDid so says ManfredOkay Manfred I say If you understood it why don t you tell me what it was about Which books did it remind you of in your vast reading experienceWell says Manfred after pretending to think It reminded me of Sofies WeltIncredible I reply and roll my eyes Sartre s
schmutzigen H nde reminded of Jostein Gaarder and this also reminded you of Jostein Gaarder Think of the oddsYou underestimate Jostein Gaarder says Manfred sullenly I can tell he d like to storm out and slam the door but it s not biologically possible He really does resent sharing my body at times like thisAlright I say Why did it remind you of Jostein Gaarder The ey to the book is Hanna s speech on page 140 says Manfred Here it is Der Mann sieht sich als Herr der Welt die Frau nur als seinen Spiegel Der Herr ist nicht gezwungen die Sprache der Unterdr ckten zu lernen die Frau ist gezwungen doch n tzt es ihr nichts die Sprache ihres Herrn zu lernen im Gegenteil sie lernt nur eine Sprache die ihr immer unrecht gibtAnd that means I askMan sees himself as the master of the world woman only as his mirror says Manfred Man is not obliged to learn the language of the subjugated class in contrast and although it does not help her woman is obliged to learn the language of her master a language which always puts her in the wrongWhy is that the Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, key to the book I want tonowWalter speaks the fragmented language of the ruling male class says Manfred Half the time it isn t even proper sentences but he doesn t care He nows engineering and chess and that s enough for him He pays so little attention to the coherence of his life that he doesn t even notice when No spoilers Manfred I remind himYeah well he doesn t even notice something he really should notice says Manfred in an irritated voice In the end he does start to understand the His security an emergency landing in a Mexican desert against all odds his friend Joachim hangs himself in the dense Mexican jungle and he falls in love Oherence that s central to Hanna s way of looking at things But only when it s too lateAnd what s the connection to Gaarder I askSee says Manfred I SUDDENLY REALIZED WHAT THE REAL POINT realized what the real point Sofies Welt is The first time you read the book you think it s a good story and the philosophy is ind of interesting but it doesn t make any sense Like why is the heroine a teenage girl What s the deal with how she discovers halfway through that she s not a real girl at all just a character in a book Why is it so important to her to study philosophy How does that help her get out of the book What has any of it got to do with anythingGood uestions I agreeBut you see says Manfred It makes perfect sense That s exactly what teenage girls most need to understand They aren t real girls They re just social constructs Fictitious characters in a male narrativeWhere on earth is he getting all this jargon from Has he been reading feminist theory But that s clearly impossibleAnd the only way they ll ever escape from that narrative is by studying philosophy concludes Manfred with satisfaction It all came to me when I was reading Homo FaberAn even impossible hypothesis crosses my mind has he got a girlfriendThat s for me to now and you to find out says Manfred smugly Interview concluded April 20 2011I bought this book in 1979 and read it sometime in the early 80 sIt s only a couple of hundred pages so when Praj asked me to review it I thought hey why not re read it even though I very rarely re read booksApril 22 2011Re reading this novel has been a total revelationFirstly I had previously rated it four stars from memory Now I have upgraded it to five starsIt s not just good it s great one of the best books I ve readSecondly I haven t seen the Volker Schlondorff film Voyager which is based on the novelIf it is anywhere near as good as the book I will seek out the film with a passionAbout the Right LengthI have read numerous books that were anywhere in length between 300 and 1000 pages longHowever there is something in me that feels that 200 pages is just the right lengthIn the early days of the internet when grazing seemed to have superseded dining I thought everybody would head in this direction and that the day. Ith a woman who dies of a concussion he has an incestuous affair Finally Faber becomes ill with stomach cancer but it is too late for him to change his li. ,Die Schmutzigen H Nde Reminded
This book is reuired reading in many schools in Germany Crazy idea What are the children supposed to get out of it And so are the ratings and reviews here and elsewhere by the young ones Unfavorable I have I believe seen the film one time But have forgotten all about itHomo Faber is Walter Faber Engineer Lives by the motto f r einen Ingen r ist nichts zu schw r Constructs his world around technology Writes letters in the desert after an emergency landing on a typewriter mechanical Feels at home in the confined suare of a typewriter mechanical Feels at home in the confined suare of chessboard Travels a lot To deploy technology to people who are already uite happy without it Romance Wrong A single relationship Hanna breaks up Hanna goes to Walter s friend doctor to not get their Walter her child One not sees the other again Not for twenty years Faber meets a young woman on a voyage calls her Sabeth because Elizabeth he does not like He does not recognize Hanna in Sabeth and not himself He can t the old crockRecommended for its prose in telegram style uite sophisticated but not for every day and its anti protagonist Glad I
read it now that I m older than Faber just barely For students as said uite unsuitableit now that I m older than Faber just barely For students as said uite unsuitable work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike 30 Unported License I had never heard of this book or of its author but boy am I glad I decided to buy it on a whim It is a work that deserves to stand with Camus and Sartre in its penetration of the modern condition an understanding of which is in each case elucidated through the perspective of a misanthrope The protagonist Faber is an engineer who is characterised by certain stereotypically male traits he lacks empathy and is logical and analytical to the point of inhumanity He treats significant events even those of life and death or less with apathy and purely as the culmination of probabilistic forces His world is at the precipice of technological rebirth There is a hint of wonders to come the arrival of computers and the ease of travel and communication On an allegorical level Faber himself embodies this human potential The title Homo Faber is a play on words that could be seen to bear multiple meanings The phrase itself is Latin Warning contains major Frisch's novel tells the story of a middle class UNESCO engineer called Walter Faber who believes in a rational calculated world Strange events undermine.