Senthuran Varatharajah

Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen

Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-3-10-002415-2

Details

Roman
256 Pages, gebunden
publishing house:
S. FISCHER
publication date:
10.03.2016
ISBN 978-3-10-002415-2

Content

Completely by accident, Senthil Vasuthevan and Valmira Surroi start chatting on Facebook. He is working on his doctorate in philosophy in Berlin, she is studying art history in Marburg. For seven days they tell one another about their lives, never meeting in person. Their messages touch on their families, fleeing from civil wars, their childhood in refugee homes and their times of school and study. In his debut novel, Senthuran Varatharajah writes insightfully about origins and arrival, remembrance and forgetting, and about the cracks in our lives which only time can reveal.
Searching for a language of one’s own – a poetic dialogue about spaces of asylum.




About Senthuran Varatharajah

Senthuran Varatharajah, born 1984, studied philosophy, theology and cultural science in Marburg, Berlin, and London. In 2014 he was awarded the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Artist in Residence Stipend, the Alfred Döblin Stipend of the Berliner Akademie der Künste, as well as the 3sat Prize during the network’s 38 Days of German Literature.

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Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen

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