The land of green plums a novel herta mller michael hofmann on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers set in romania at the height of ceauescus reign of terror the land of green plums tells the story of a group of young people who leave the impoverished province for the city in search of better prospects and camaraderie. The land of green plums is a very sad story of four young german romanians including the author that have their lives and careers tormented by romanian secret police for no reason other than being germans and different. The land of green plums is the story of a group of young people in nicolae ceausescus romania having left their impoverished villages for university in search of education and camaraderie they quickly find their hopes dashed the city no less than the countryside bears the marks of the dictators corrosive touch. The land of green plums german herztier is a novel by herta mller published in 1994 by rowohlt verlag perhaps mllers best known work the story portrays four young people living in a totalitarian police state under the soviet imposed communist dictatorship in romania ending with their emigration to germany. The land of green plums is a novel of graphically observed detail in which the author seeks to create a sort of poetry out of the spiritual and material ugliness of life in communist romania
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