Look Who's Back

Look Who's Back

Timur Vermes


"What could occur if Adolf Hitler awakened in modern day Berlin? In a bestselling satirical novel, he'd turn out a television comedy celebrity . . . [Look who is Back] has unsurprisingly sparked debate in a rustic that has grappled for many years with Hitler's unconscionable legacy."
-Time
Timur Vermes' record-breaking bestseller, Look who is Back, is a satirical novel that imagines what may ensue if Hilter reawakened in present-day Germany. The ebook was once an incredible luck in Germany, promoting greater than 1.5 million copies. Janet Maslin of The ny Times referred to as Look who is Back"desperately humorous . . . an inventive comedy of errors."
In the radical, Adolf Hitler wakes up in 2011 from a 66-year sleep in his subterranean Berlin bunker to discover the Germany he knew solely replaced: Internet-driven media spreads principles in mins and fumes famous person obsession; immigration has produced multicultural neighborhoods bringing jointly humans of various race, ethnicity, and faith; and the main robust individual in executive is a lady. Hitler is instantly well-known . . . as an impersonator of unusual ability. the general public assumes the fulminating chief of the Nazi social gathering is a performer who's continuously in personality, and shortly his inevitable viral allure begets YouTube stardom, begets tv megastar on a Turkish-born comedian's exhibit. His bigoted rants are fallacious for a theatrical satire-exposing prejudice and misrepresentation-and his media good fortune emboldens Hitler to begin his personal political occasion, and set the rustic he reveals a shambles again to rights.
With bold and darkish humor, Look who is Back skewers the absurdity and depravity of the cult of character in sleek media culture.

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