Zitate zu Juli Zeh: Unterleuten. Luchterhand Literaturverlag (Hardcover, Literary Fiction)



Original Title: Unterleuten

original edition

Hardcover with jacket, 640 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-630-87487-6
€ 24.99 [D] | € 25.70 [A] | CHF 34.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

Date of publication: March 8, 2016
This title is available.

Kundenrezensionen: 5 Sterne (92)


Rights sold to: Denmark (Rosinante), France (Actes Sud), Greece (Metaixmio), Italy (Fazi), The Netherlands (Ambo Anthos), Norway (Gyldendal Norsk)

Selected by New Books in German

English sample translation available

Juli  Zeh - Unterleuten


"Is this the book of the year? Juli Zeh presents a great social novel, released by her new publisher, Luchterhand."


"The countryside is the petri dish in which Juli Zeh investigates the condition of our society. There are no winners in this story. Electrifyingly written, spirited, and captivating – a great novel."

ARD ttt – titel, thesen, temperamente

"Grandiose. Read this!"

HR 2 Kultur

"Unterleuten is a great, and gripping, social novel."

RBB Inforadio

"Juli Zeh has succeeded in writing the great social novel."

Münchner Feuilleton

"An intriguing, enthralling, and entertaining view of our modern society."

Kronen Zeitung

"Engrossing, intelligent, and amusing: definitely recommended."


"A highly intelligent and absorbing social novel in the style of Jonathan Franzen."


"As entertaining as it is revealing."


"A village ensemble … often caustic …. Great material."


"A masterful social novel that reads like a thriller and ends in violence."


"A page-turner that will make us ponder."


"This needs to be read."


"A marvellously cynical, brutal, and disillusioning novel about any glorification of county life."


"A true page-turner. I was not bored for a single minute. The novel is at a high level, and a pleasure to read."

Radio Bremen

"A razor-sharp, creative, and entertaining analysis of a village community."

Münchner Merkur



"Juli Zeh’s social novel, fearlessly free of cliches and aimed at the heart of the reality of Germany, is a literary triumph."



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