• Fiction
      August 2015

      The Cape of Killing

      by Rainer Doh

      Freezing cold temperatures and a rising blizzard: there is no way for the criminal investigation of Tromsø to get to Skjervøy, the next stop of the cruise ship MS Midnatsol which belongs to the Norway Express Route, the Hurtigruten. Aroun

    • Fiction
      October 2015

      The Love Drug

      by Tobias Radloff

      A ruined private investigator. A beautiful but dead woman. A pharmacist who wants to democratise love with a new drug substance ... Philip Strasser's detective agency has seen better days, but since former clients mock him on the internet, catching ord

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      January 2015

      Turkish Revenge

      by Askim Utkuseven

      Binnur and Fahrettin are planning their wedding. Hatice wants to set up a kebab restaurant, Mehmet, however, only wants to pass his driving test. Ayse pastes her husband while Akif wants to sweep a girl off her feet with the help of his cooking skills

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      March 2015

      How the Chancellor spends the nights

      by Thomas Knauf

      A tale about how cinema is able to transform Germany's most important woman and a homage to Alan Bennett's “The Uncommon Reader” . Two old movies arouse the Chancellor's late passion for movies. Uncommon: these movies were created by the Ge

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      September 2015

      Keeping Silence

      by Annette Feldmann

      Nils and Ari love each other. But somehow, Nils rejects Ari again and again, until someday, Ari breaks up with him. But why, for God's sake, do all his love affairs end up so quickly? So far, he accepted it that way, but with Ari everything has felt so different. Nils knows why he is reserved, but he cannot change. He simply cannot talk with anybody about what happened back then when he was only twelve years old, even though he can exactly remember those nights: His stepfather came into his room, whenever the two of them were alone - Nils cannot escape his memories, let alone talk about his past... Looking for some distraction, he hades a summer in Sweden. There he meets not only the sweet Elin, but also Svante. On a balmy summer evening Nils finds out that Svante also has been mistreated and with him, he learns to speak about his feelings.

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)
      February 2015

      The Wild Charlotte

      by Mario Giordano

      Wild-Olaf and his crew knife-Ole, scary-Sven, stammer-Claas and the twins Rimski and Korsakov love the sea, their ship “The Wild Charlotte” and the rough life as seamen. Bit by bit they notice that something happens outside on the high seas

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)
      February 2015

      Town of animals

      by Martin Klein

      A strange guest visits the campfire in the big city, where the alliance of animals meet in the evening. Seeking help, the lean rat reports of a puzzling lack of appetite, which makes its clan miserably perish. San

    • Fiction
      February 2015

      "Kati-knackt-die-Nuss"

      by Gabriele Dietz

      On the one hand there are the king's daughters who wait the whole day for their prince to come and on the other hand there are brave girls who are in control of their´s own destiny. Dangerous and adventures are waiting for them but they master al

    • June 2011

      The Persian Divan by Ahmad Khatem Aqovalizade

      by Sabaheta Gacanin

      This book offers an analysis model providing a descriptive selection of linguistic features from a stylistic aspect, as well as an interpretation from a semantic aspect, i.e. the system of decoding a poetic text of the unique discourse, like tasawwuf poet

    • January 2010

      Klassischer Geist in Goethes «West-oestlichem Divan»

      by Rainer Hillenbrand

      Der West-östliche Divan wird als Ausdruck des ästhetischen und philosophischen Denkens der Weimarer Klassik verstanden. Versinnlichung und Vergeistigung, Realitätsflucht und Realitätskritik entsprechen dem klassischen Dualismus von obj

    • Children's & YA
      February 2016

      Space Camp

      by Annika Lüders

      „The only function of outer space was to majestically deflect people’s sanity and imagination.“ Sky’s biggest dream is to travel into outer space. Now, he&rsqu

    • Children's & YA
      September 2015

      Takla Makan

      by Petra Nouns

      Ella is 14 years old and attends the „Marie Curie comprehensive school” in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The class´ majority have a so called migration background and from time to time the atmosphere in the class is quite rough, especially Orkan

    • Fiction
      August 2015

      1990

      The tide turns once again

      by Rainer Doh

      Heckenheim is a sleepy small town in Southern Germany where the Käfers are living their decent middle-class life. Gottfried Käfer runs a family-owned travel organisation that is already well-established in West Germany. His daughter Veronica,

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