"Explore the Elegance of Europe through the eyes of a 21 year old DAAD Scholar from India"
Title : Der Deutsche Sommer
Author : Arnab Chakraborty
Publisher: Wordizen Books - Leadstart Publications (July 2011)
Genre : Travelogue
“Der deutsche sommer” is a memoir of a young Indian student of DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst or German Academic Exchange Service) who travels to Germany under a student exchange programme. The memoir captures his experience as a student who is travelling abroad on his own for the first time - the excitement, the anticipation and the enthusiasm to make the best of his three-month stay at Aachen, Germany.
This opportunity makes the author determined to not only succeed in academics, but also to learn about the history of Germany and especially, delve deep into the background and characteristics of the iron man, Adolf Hitler. Fortunately for Arnab, he also gets the opportunity to fly to the UK where he visits places of historical importance.
The author, an ardent soccer fan, is fortunate to also experience the excitement of the FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010 held during his stay there. At a personal level, he is enamoured by the fair and beautiful German women, which entices him to visit the famous Amsterdam red light district where he and his friends exhibit their masculinity.
Experience Germany, its attractions and people through the eyes of this young lad...
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Brought up in a small township in the hillocks of Orissa named Damanjodi, a promising individual determined to scale new heights, with a flair of technology, music and sports , writing is an art of expression , which like music fills in eternity in me and helps connect me to the Lord.
Arnab has done his my schooling from the Delhi Public School and was lucky to find hi way into the National Institute of Technology, Warangal from where he graduated in year 2011 with a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
As a techie, he is an Executive Traine now with the NTPC Ltd. although he wishes to work for the welfare of the society and people at large. On that front, his devising ingenious ways with Les Pelican (a platform for creative arts) along with a few friends from his college.He enjoys writing and expressing himself, and most of all he enjoys sharing happiness with people around him.
“Der deutsche sommer” is a collection of his experience and knowledge of his stay in Germany and London during 2010. He is thankful to DAAD for having given him the chance to live a refurbished life.