By Andreas Tietjen
Peter Loetsch - Astronom, talentfreier Bestsellerautor und verkrachte Existenz - geht in seiner neuen Heimat Hamburg zufällig seinem alten Studienfreund Ferdinand Rauterberg in die Fänge.
Ferdinand - immer eine Spur „feiner" als im zusteht - führt ihn in eine Parallelwelt des Hamburger Großmarkts ein, wo Maximilian Sturm - seines Zeichens Käse-Affineur - einen schillernden Kreis illustrer Persönlichkeiten um sich scharrt. Die Dekadenz kennt keine Grenzen und reißt so manche Seele in den Abgrund...
Vom Schein und Sein einer Miniaturgesellschaft
By Elham Khalil
By Marjana Gaponenko
Komisch, grotesk, hellsichtig und voll schwarzem Humor und Melancholie erzählt Marjana Gaponenko in ihrem neuen Roman vom bösen Erwachen eines modernen Taugenichts, der auf drastische Weise einige hilfreiche Lektionen fürs Leben lernt. Kaspar, ein verwöhnter junger Mann in der guten Wiener Gesellschaft, studiert etwas ziellos vor sich hin und scheint von den Menschen, insbesondere den Frauen um ihn, weniger zu verstehen als von den Ponys, die sein wohlhabender Vater sammelt. Der Vater Adam, ein aus Polen stammender Ingenieur und Selfmademan, verehrt Pferdekutschen und Kutschpferde und liefert sich mit dem einzigen Sohn ein verhängnisvolles Rennen.
By Scott McGowan
By John Prather
The perpetrators are numerous: a tyrannical valuable; the revolving door of Superintendents; directors with their very own agendas; meddling mom and dad and dear legal professionals to whom the District normally capitulates; unnecessary conferences, hyped up soccer coaches, ridiculous expectancies, and plenty of extra. suffering from weird and wonderful desires and stricken by self-doubt, Greg needs to stability his idealism opposed to the absurdity, a trip he stocks with colleagues yet navigates on his personal distinct phrases.
This satirical examine the realm of schooling is certain to make you giggle, yet also will make you consider public faculties today.
By Jim Kreuch
One day he hears a rumor that the corporate is making plans for the release of a brand new product on the box place of work within the city of Arroyo Desperado.
Marty's task has taken him there long ago, and it in order that occurs that he is been requested to make one other journey this week.
As he drives during the barren region in a battleship-gray corporation motor vehicle on a lonely two-lane street, he recalls the time he dreamed he observed a flying saucer.
He had this dream again whilst he used to be a kid.
Marty and his blood brother have been exploring an extinct volcano outdoors of city once they stopped to relaxation, either falling asleep.
The dream used to be so brilliant that, a long time later, he recalls each detail.
It was once a dream, wasn't it?
Marty stops for fuel within the small city of Cakeville, named for the wonderful pastries to be had at a café that closed down years ago.
He moves up a talk with the reclusive owner of the gasoline station, who lives up within the hills outdoors of town.
He has equipped a deck the place he sits and watches for UFOs, and invitations Marty to come back and notice it on his long ago from Arroyo Desperado.
When he arrives on the box place of work, there isn't a lot to be came upon out.
The advertising and marketing forms arrived in a small constitution aircraft, picked up the chief and left.
Back domestic, Marty is quickly requested to make one other journey to the sphere office.
He's been advised a pass over eco-friendly has requested for him in particular to aid in standardizing the office's product ordering and stock systems.
Who is that this leave out Green?
By Thomas Schmidt
By Scott Kenemore
When a mogul and fact television celebrity improbably wins his party's nomination for the presidency, pundits and analysts are as baffled as they're yes that he'll by no means win the final election. What can a guy who already lives on the most sensible of a golden skyscraper with a twiglet spouse nonetheless wish?
Absent solely from their prognostications is the chance that it may be to gorge upon the brains of the residing! That he goals of creating a border wall to higher maintain scrumptious people in! That he seeks to make American nice back. . . for zombies!
Only an not going journalistic partnership among a reporter clean from J-school and a blogger who's derided and disregarded as "fake information" turns out to have any likelihood of derailing the tycoon's plans and exposing him as a member of the jogging lifeless.
Yet a terrifying query nonetheless continues to be. . . In a kingdom divided alongside political strains as by no means sooner than, will any such revelation switch whatever? Or will a candidate published to be a proud "Zombie American" easily be one other stepping stone on a ancient (and not-so-above-board) trip to the presidency?
By Brian Ames
By H. G. Wells