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Two young men, Henry and Paul, are complete strangers when they meet while sharing a sleeping compartment on a night train from Munich to Berlin, and, as they begin to talk, they share their mutual stories of love, loss, friendship, and loneliness in the big city, a conversation that eventually reveals the darkest depths of human behavior. By the author of Crazy. 20,000 first printing.
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"Lebert explores the limits of trust, blending broad humor and sudden bursts of melodrama while maintaining a delicately balanced tension. . . . [He] does a lot with a few words." -The New York Times Book Review"Lebert [is] the Wunderkind of pop-literature." -The Daily Mirror (Berlin) "Filled with. . . youthful fatalism that is counterbalanced with wild swings of elation."-The Advocate (Baton Rouge) "Lebert manages to portray with beautiful images the disappointment of needing tremendous strength for things which others find to be an easy game." -The World (Berlin) About the Author:
Benjamin Lebert was born in Freiburg, Germany in 1982.
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Book Description Knopf, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1400042844
Book Description Knopf, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1400042844