Missouri

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Summer of 1989: Karl is 23 years old and wants to leave his unhappy youth in boarding school behind. An Assistant Teacher job in Columbia, Missouri is the sought-after opportunity to reinvent himself. There he falls in love with Stella, one of his students. All rationalism proves itself relative in the face of feelings she elicits in him which he …

Errol Flynn: An Epic Life

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In his latest book, Kevin McAleer explores the topic of why Hollywood celebrities self-destruct. Flynn, who embodied the classic image of a daredevil hero and romantic lover, had it all: beauty, charm, talent and intelligence as well as affluence and a large following of devoted fans. Capturing Flynn’s life, McAleer also draws inspiration from Lord Byron’s playful Don Juan whose …

Missouri

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Summer of 1989: Karl is 23 years old and wants to leave his unhappy youth in boarding school behind. An Assistant Teacher job in Columbia, Missouri is the sought-after opportunity to reinvent himself. There he falls in love with Stella, one of his students. All rationalism proves itself relative in the face of feelings she elicits in him which he …

Kampfsterne

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1985 – A crazy, hot summer in which Boris Becker wins Wimbledon, four passenger planes crash within a month, all the big rock stars sing at Life Aid for those starving in Africa, and three families threaten to crumble in a settlement on the outskirts of town. Mothers and fathers try to prove themselves as enlightened and interested people who …

Als wir das Lügen lernten

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In her first novel, Ilinca Florian recounts a society in upheaval. Bucharest at the end of the eighties. The carefree summer the family spent at the Black Sea is over. Autumn and returning to the big city bring about renewed worries of everyday social life. The young narrator tells of the adult world, the fine lines that run through her …

Kampfsterne

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1985 – A crazy, hot summer in which Boris Becker wins Wimbledon, four passenger planes crash within a month, all the big rock stars sing at Life Aid for those starving in Africa, and three families threaten to crumble in a settlement on the outskirts of town. Mothers and fathers try to prove themselves as enlightened and interested people who …

Als wir das Lügen lernten

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In her first novel, Ilinca Florian recounts a society in upheaval. Bucharest at the end of the eighties. The carefree summer the family spent at the Black Sea is over. Autumn and returning to the big city bring about renewed worries of everyday social life. The young narrator tells of the adult world, the fine lines that run through her …

Kampfsterne

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1985 – A crazy, hot summer in which Boris Becker wins Wimbledon, four passenger planes crash within a month, all the big rock stars sing at Life Aid for those starving in Africa, and three families threaten to crumble in a settlement on the outskirts of town. Mothers and fathers try to prove themselves as enlightened and interested people who …