Judith Hermann

Aller Liebe Anfang

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Judith Hermann has written a novel about how love tries us – and about how vulnerable we really are in life.

Stella is married. She has a child, a job which fulfils her, and she lives with her family in a beautiful house on the outskirts of the city. Her life is simple and peaceful. Until one day, a man is standing at her door – a man Stella has never seen before, but who thinks all the same that his life is connected with hers. This day marks the beginning of a nightmare which builds slowly but inexorably.
In clear, uncompromising language and imagery of discomforting beauty, Judith Hermann weaves a tale of love’s mysterious beginnings and equally mysterious progression – and of the collapse of a life thought safe.

About Judith Hermann

Judith Hermann was born in Berlin in 1970. Her first collection of stories, Sommerhaus, später (1998) received extraordinary positive response. It was followed, in 2003, by Nichts als Gespenster, also a volume of stories, several of which were adapted into a film in 2007. In 2009, she published Alice, five stories which received international acclaim. In 2014, Judith Hermann published her first novel, Aller Liebe Anfang.
For her work, Judith Hermann has received numerous awards, among them the Kleist Prize and Friedrich Hölderlin Prize. She lives and writes in Berlin.

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Judith Hermann
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