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How do you get to grips with your life?

Johanna can’t believe that she and Boris have never even kissed. Ana-Clara, Boris’s Portuguese girlfriend can’t be the reason. Johanna always wants to know exactly what’s going on – and why. How come one of her classmates made another one his slave, and why did Boris keep on smiling when the four guys in white beat him up in the club for no apparent reason? Why did he suddenly disappear from the swimming pond that night? Is he seriously intending to kill himself in Iceland? When Johanna sets off to Reykjavik in search of him, she is amazed to discover that Ana-Clara is actually very likeable.

This is the story of three young people asking themselves how you go about getting a few things sorted – starting with life itself. Johanna, Boris and Ana-Clara are checking out life and love – as well as dabbling with death.

· Sincere, laid-back and yet full of yearning: a story about the loss of innocence and the many first times in life - love and sex, manipulation and the experience of death


dtv Literatur
256 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-28108-9
10. März 2017