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Welcome to the reviews of Issue 25: Spring 2009.


A list of contents

A list of contents
Lupe
This list of contents separates the reviews into genre as they appear in the print issue.

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Adorján, Johanna

Adorján, Johanna
Lupe
Eine exklusive Liebe
One couple’s remarkable life journey

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Arjouni, Jakob

Arjouni, Jakob
Lupe
Der heilige Eddy
Merry japes in Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Bossong, Nora

Bossong, Nora
Lupe
Webers Protokoll
It’s all shades of grey in a diplomat’s world

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Bossong, Nora (Sample Translation)

Bossong, Nora (Sample Translation)
Webers Protokoll
It’s all shades of grey in a diplomat’s world

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Breznik, Melitta

Breznik, Melitta
Lupe
Nordlicht
The healing powers of those northern climes

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Burkart, Erika

Burkart, Erika
Lupe
Geheimbrief
‘What is it that grips you thus at dusk?’

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Cohen, Robert

Cohen, Robert
Lupe
Exil der frechen Frauen
‘And the ship with eight sails, and with fifty cannons …’

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Cziffra, Géza von

Cziffra, Géza von
Lupe
Der heilige Trinker. Erinnerungen an Joseph Roth
When in the coffee houses of fin de sičcle Vienna, one might chance upon …

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Dalos, György

Dalos, György
Lupe
Jugendstil
Young and at large in Budapest

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De Dijn, Rosine

De Dijn, Rosine
Lupe
Das Schicksalsschiff.
One ship – two vastly differing cargoes

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Diner, Dan

Diner, Dan
Lupe
Gegenläufige Gedächtnisse
A prize-winning work by an eminent historian

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Dorner, Maximilian

Dorner, Maximilian
Lupe
Lahme Ente in New York
‘Now I will do nothing but listen …’
– Walt Whitman

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Drvenkar, Zoran

Drvenkar, Zoran
Lupe
Sorry
It’s the hardest word to say

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Falanga, Gianluca

Falanga, Gianluca
Lupe
Mussolinis Vorposten in Hitlers Reich
Der Führer and Il Duce – an exploration of ‘friendship’

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Falanga, Gianluca (Sample Translation)

Falanga, Gianluca (Sample Translation)
Mussolini’s Outpost in Hitler’s Reich
Italy’s Policy in Berlin, 1933–1945

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Gaponenko, Marjana

Gaponenko, Marjana
Lupe
Nachtflug
(Night Flight)

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Geltinger, Gunther

Geltinger, Gunther
Lupe
Mensch Engel
A gay coming-of-age novel and an explosive new talent

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Groschupf, Johannes

Groschupf, Johannes
Lupe
Hinterhofhelden
A juicy slice of Berlin life

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Hanika, Beate Teresa

Hanika, Beate Teresa
Lupe
Rotkäppchen muss weinen
And off she went, with her basket tucked under her arm …

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Heinichen, Veit

Heinichen, Veit
Lupe
Die Ruhe des Stärkeren
It’s an ill wind

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Ivanji, Ivan

Ivanji, Ivan
Lupe
Schattenspringen
One young man’s journey home – and a father’s promise

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Izquierdo, Andreas

Izquierdo, Andreas
Lupe
König von Albanien
Bow to me, for I am Otto, King of Albania

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Kettenbach, Hans Werner

Kettenbach, Hans Werner
Lupe
Das starke Geschlecht
I ask the court to rise

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Kleist, Reinhard

Kleist, Reinhard
Lupe
Havanna. Eine kubanische Reise
The thrum of Cuban rhythms

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Knauss, Sibylle

Knauss, Sibylle
Lupe
Eden
Archaeology and ardour – an absorbing combination

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Knauss, Sibylle (Sample Translation)

Knauss, Sibylle (Sample Translation)
Eden
Archaeology and ardour – an absorbing combination

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Kutscher, Volker

Kutscher, Volker
Lupe
Der stumme Tod
The poetry of silence meets the Talkies

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Langenegger, Lorenz

Langenegger, Lorenz
Lupe
Hier im Regen
Happiness, you elusive creature

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Lebert, Benjamin

Lebert, Benjamin
Lupe
Flug der Pelikane
The city that never sleeps – and Alcatraz?

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Merz, Klaus

Merz, Klaus
Lupe
Der Argentinier
Dreams of tango in the Alps

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Orths, Markus

Orths, Markus
Lupe
Das Zimmermädchen
What’s under your bed?

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Rammstedt, Tilman

Rammstedt, Tilman
Lupe
Der Kaiser von China
From China with love

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Rieger, Eva

Rieger, Eva
Lupe
Leuchtende Liebe, lachender Tod.
Wagner and his women

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Röder, Marlene

Röder, Marlene
Lupe
Zebraland
Can a cover-up ever work?

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Safier, David

Safier, David
Lupe
Jesus liebt mich
Who says the Germans don’t have a sense of humour?

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Schwartz, Daniel

Schwartz, Daniel
Lupe
Schnee in Samarkand
Step this way for mountains and deserts and adventures galore

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Seghers, Anna

Seghers, Anna
Lupe
Transit
‘Segher’s most beautiful work.’
– Heinrich Böll
Marseilles in the 1940s

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Seghers, Anna (Sample Translation)

Seghers, Anna (Sample Translation)
Transit
‘Segher’s most beautiful work.’
– Heinrich Böll
Marseilles in the 1940s


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Simmenauer, Sonia

Simmenauer, Sonia
Lupe
Muss es sein?
The real-life world that was fictionalised by Vikram Seth in An Equal Music

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Steinfest, Heinrich

Steinfest, Heinrich
Lupe
Mariaschwarz
The sardonic Austrian is back

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Steinfest, Heinrich (Sample Translation)

Steinfest, Heinrich (Sample Translation)
Mariaschwarz
The sardonic Austrian is back

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Stöckel, Reinhard

Stöckel, Reinhard
Lupe
Der Lavagänger
Those in search of pearls have to dive to the bottom of the sea

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Stöckel, Reinhard (Sample Translation)

Stöckel, Reinhard (Sample Translation)
Der Lavagänger
Those in search of pearls have to dive to the bottom of the sea

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Wagner, Jan Costin

Wagner, Jan Costin
Lupe
Im Winter der Löwen
How long the Finnish nights – will morning ever come?

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Wildner, Martina

Wildner, Martina
Lupe
Six
A glove – with six fingers?

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