By (author) Erpenbeck Jenny
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By (author) Erpenbeck Jenny; Translated by Hofmann, Michael
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2024 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE Berlin. 11 July 1986. They meet by chance on a bus. She is a young student, he is older and married. Theirs is an intense and sudden attraction, fuelled by a shared passion for music and art, and heightened by the secrecy they must maintain. But when she strays for a single night he cannot forgive her and a dangerous crack forms between them, opening up a space for cruelty, punishment and the exertion of power. And the world around them is changing too: as the GDR begins to crumble, so too do all the old certainties and the old loyalties, ushering in a new era whose great gains also involve profound loss. From a prize-winning German writer, this is the intimate and devastating story of the path of two lovers through the ruins of a relationship, set against the backdrop of a seismic period in European history.
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Author By (author) Erpenbeck Jenny
Date Of Publication May 2, 2024
EAN 9781783786138
Contributors Erpenbeck Jenny; Hofmann, Michael
Publisher Granta Books
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 129 mm
Height 198 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Availability in Stores Sin El-Fil, ABC Dbayeh, AUB University, Global
Weight 0.211000
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