A Postcard to Happiness

Come in and burn out

In his mid-thirties, Jakob is a marketing expert and an incorrigible workaholic - a classic candidate for burnout. A Slow Movement center in a sleepy coastal village in Spain seems to be just the ticket for him - at least, that is what his sister thinks. Jakob grudgingly agrees to go, but intends to spend the whole time working. However, he makes these plans without reckoning with his pretty therapist Mona.
Mud and neuropathy treatments, discussion groups, cell phone prohibitions, and the constant sound of the waves are Jakob’s worst nightmare. But then an old song he hears in a harbor bar suddenly whisks him back to a past he long thought he had forgotten, one in which his old penpal Flora had also belonged…


dtv Allgemeine Belletristik
320 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-21925-9
22. Mai 2020