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By Dörte Hansen

ISBN-10: 3641152399

ISBN-13: 9783641152390

Zwei Frauen, ein altes Haus und eine artwork von Familie

Das „Polackenkind“ ist die fünfjährige Vera auf dem Hof im Alten Land, wohin sie 1945 aus Ostpreußen mit ihrer Mutter geflohen ist. Ihr Leben lang fühlt sie sich fremd in dem großen, kalten Bauernhaus und kann trotzdem nicht davon lassen. Bis sechzig Jahre später plötzlich ihre Nichte Anne vor der Tür steht. Sie ist mit ihrem kleinen Sohn aus Hamburg-Ottensen geflüchtet, wo ehrgeizige Vollwert-Eltern ihre Kinder wie Preispokale durch die Straßen tragen – und wo Annes Mann eine Andere liebt. Vera und Anne sind einander fremd und haben doch viel mehr gemeinsam, als sie ahnen.

Mit scharfem Blick und trockenem Witz erzählt Dörte Hansen von zwei Einzelgängerinnen, die überraschend finden, used to be sie nie gesucht haben: eine Familie.

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New PDF release: Altes Land: Roman

Zwei Frauen, ein altes Haus und eine paintings von Familie

Das „Polackenkind“ ist die fünfjährige Vera auf dem Hof im Alten Land, wohin sie 1945 aus Ostpreußen mit ihrer Mutter geflohen ist. Ihr Leben lang fühlt sie sich fremd in dem großen, kalten Bauernhaus und kann trotzdem nicht davon lassen. Bis sechzig Jahre später plötzlich ihre Nichte Anne vor der Tür steht. Sie ist mit ihrem kleinen Sohn aus Hamburg-Ottensen geflüchtet, wo ehrgeizige Vollwert-Eltern ihre Kinder wie Preispokale durch die Straßen tragen – und wo Annes Mann eine Andere liebt. Vera und Anne sind einander fremd und haben doch viel mehr gemeinsam, als sie ahnen.

Mit scharfem Blick und trockenem Witz erzählt Dörte Hansen von zwei Einzelgängerinnen, die überraschend finden, was once sie nie gesucht haben: eine Familie.

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Won't their families find their unavailability a little out of the ordinary? They're going to be apt to want to call the police, don't you think? I don't blame them. " Mr. Bloemker's glasses suddenly fell off his nose and he caught them, barely, and wiped the bridge of his nose with his fingers. "It is at this point unclear whether the families of the unavailable staff are themselves unavailable because of normal extra-Home commitments, or whether they too have become unavailable in a manner similar to that of the staff, but the in a way fortuitous though of course also quite disquieting fact remains .

Bloemker's fingers, with their long nails, sank into his beard. " said Lenore, "This is not. entirely clear to anyone," looking off, out the window, at the sun through the trees on a car right by the window. It was Lenore's car, with the spot on the windshield. " Mr. Bloemker looked at her sadly. " A sad smile. " Mr. Bloemker's telephone buzzed. Lenore eyed it as he went to answer it. Not a Centrex, no crossbar. Something primitive, singleline unretrievable transfers, no hunters. "Yes," Mr. Bloemker was saying.

Beadsman, please rest assured that you and I are in more than complete agreement on this. That I am as confused and distraught as are you. " Mr. Bloemker's cheeks yielded to the force of his beard-abuse, began to move around, so it looked like he was making faces at Lenore. " He licked his lips. " THE BROOM OF THE SYSTEM 3 5 Lenore looked at her shoe. Mr. Bloemker's phone buzzed and flashed again. He reached and listened. "Please," he said into the phone. " He hung up and then for some reason came around the desk, as if to take Lenore's hand, to comfort.

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