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One of the most important and, in the English-speaking world, most neglected of German writers, Koeppen was a fierce, uncompromising critic of post-war German complacency. His novels were like a slap in the face to a Federal Republic that preferred to make money and forget about the recent past of genocide and oppression. The Hothouse refers to the city of Bonn, with its warm damp climate, but it also refers to the political environment of the temporary capital of divided Germany, where politics in the 1950s was about ...

The Hothouse 2004, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862075641

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The Hothouse 2002, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393323269

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The Hothouse 2002, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862075092

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The Hothouse 2001, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393049022

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