432 Pages, gebunden
Frankfurt, Germany: Nelia Fehn is celebrating the success of her book about her recently deceased mother. In the city, she finds her unknown father, who now begins to play his seductive games of deception with her. She discovers that her father had demanded that her mother have an abortion and threatened to leave her mother. Did her mother refuse this test of love to save her daughter's life? Or does Nelia need to reexamine all her mother's secrets? And what does this mean about Nelia's own life?
Marlene Streeruwitz has written a grand novel about the dark sides of love. Descendants tells of the destructive power of heritage, and of the life-long search for a path of one's own.