Ulrike Draesner: Preference. Luchterhand Literaturverlag (Hardcover, Literary Fiction)



Original Title: Vorliebe

original edition

Hardcover with jacket, 256 pages, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 5.3 x 8.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-630-87294-0
€ 19.95 [D] | € 20.60 [A] | CHF 28.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

Date of publication: January 22, 2010
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Ulrike  Draesner - Preference


“Seldom has a love drama been told with such wit and elegance.” FAZ

Harriet, half-Indian and an astrophysicist, is living happily together with her partner Ash and his son. But then Ash goes and has a car accident with, of all people, the wife of Harriet’s teenage sweetheart – and Peter, the man she thought she had long since forgotten, comes back into her life. A supposedly harmless love affair begins, and honesty is the name of the game – secrecy and jealousy are antiquated; stereotype emotions don’t seem to stand a chance and all concerned apparently stay cool.

But Ulrike Draesner sends the heroes and heroines of her latest novel through a labyrinth of romantic entanglements which one of the characters won’t leave alive.

“A very successful new novel on an old theme: two people loving each other at the same time.”

NDR [North German Broadcasting] Kultur


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