Is the novel a dying art form

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24 books - page 1 of 2

Hideo Yokoyama: 50th detective novel

Atrium Verlag, Zurich 2020
ISBN 9783855350971, hardcover, 352 pages, 22.00 EUR
[…] Translated from the Japanese by Nora Bartels. The 49-year-old Sochiro Kaji enjoys an impeccable reputation as an exemplary police officer - until one day he stands in front of his colleagues and reports that ...

Steffen Kverneland: A suicide

Avant Verlag, Berlin 2019
ISBN 9783964450104, hardcover, 120 pages, 28.00 EUR
[…] Translated from the Norwegian by Ina Kronenberger. Steffen Kverneland presents with "Ein suicide"his most personal graphic novel to date. The story revolves around his father ...

Emma Braslavsky: The night was pale, the lights were blinking. novel

Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2019
ISBN 9783518428832, hardcover, 270 pages, 22.00 EUR
[…] Berlin, in a near future. The city pulsates thanks to the Hubot industry: robotics companies create artificial partners who cannot be distinguished from real people ...

Gerhard Roth: Hell is empty - the devils are all here. novel

S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2019
ISBN 9783103972139, hardcover, 368 pages, 25.00 EUR
[…] The translator Emil Lanz lives alone in a house on the Lido of Venice and decides to put an end to his monotonous life. Looking for a good place to die ...

Stig Sæterbakken: Through the night. novel

DuMont Verlag, Cologne 2019
ISBN 9783832183653, hardcover, 288 pages, 22.00 EUR
[…] Translated from the Norwegian by Karl-Ludwig Welzig. Karl Meyer is a dentist and leads a thoroughly civil life. But when his only eighteen-year-old son Ole-Jakob commits suicide, ...

Daniel Wisser: Queen of the Mountains. novel

Jung und Jung Verlag, Salzburg 2018
ISBN 9783990272244, hardcover, 400 pages, EUR 24.00
[…] Robert Turin, in his mid-forties, wants to die in Switzerland, because there he could decide for himself when the time comes. He would still prefer not to be terminally ill, but to ...

Freddy Derwahl: Nonna dies. The story of a turning point in life

Herder Verlag, Freiburg im Breisgau 2016
ISBN 9783451349935, hardcover, 160 pages, 14.99 EUR
[…] The story tells the last phase of the life of a beautiful, strong woman: Nonna. Her husband, who had Alzheimer's disease, threw himself in front of a train. After this suicide pulls ...

Martin Walser: A dying man. novel

Rowohlt Verlag, Reinbek near Hamburg 2016
ISBN 9783498073886, hardcover, 288 pages, 19.95 EUR
[…] ch is, he has logged on to an online suicide forum. You write down what happened to you and get answers from people who have experienced something similar. The common ...

Steinunn Sigurdardottir: Jojo. novel

Rowohlt Verlag, Reinbek 2014
ISBN 9783498064273, hardcover, 192 pages, 19.95 EUR
[…] Both men, as different as they are, carry with them a dark secret from their past that casts a shadow over their lives, their self-image, their relationships, both ...

Emmanuele Bernheim: Everything went well

Hanser Berlin, Berlin 2014
ISBN 9783446244993, hardcover, 208 pages, 18.90 EUR
[…] Andr√© Bernheim, art collector in Paris, dazzling, charming, vital, a severe stroke. Nothing that made up his life is left to him, and so he asks his ...

Anna Kim: Anatomy of a Night. novel

Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2012
ISBN 9783518423233, hardcover, 303 pages, 19.95 EUR
[…] On the night of August 31st to September 1st, 2008, eleven people committed suicide in a small town in the impoverished and largely isolated east of Greenland. As an epidemic spreads ...