de . en
Schule. Unterstufe (School. Elementary)
September 2008
In his novel School, Latvian author Pauls Bankovskis refrains from depicting pretty remembrances of an untroubled youth. Rather he tells dark stories packaged in a clear, almost disturbingly sober style.
Naive Pflanze (Naïve Plant)
September 2008
Bálint Harcos volume of prose, Naiv Növény/Naïve Plant, appeared in September 2008 in German translation at merz&solitude;. It tells of a young man’s attempt to liberate himself from all social and cultural contexts to achieve full freedom and emerge completely anew.
Dream Homes
Snapshots and Short Stories from Capetown
September 2008
Yet, in Dream Homes, Henrietta Rose-Innes offers manifold changes of perspective. Her protagonists demonstrate the moment of self-awareness, which is triggered by extraordinary experiences with foreign people and unfamiliar places.