Was man von hier aus sehen kann

Was man von hier aus sehen kann

Selma, eine alte Westerwälderin, kann den Tod voraussehen. Immer, wenn ihr im Traum ein Okapi erscheint, stirbt am nächsten Tag jemand im Dorf. Unklar ist allerdings, wen es treffen wird. Davon, was die Bewohner in den folgenden Stunden fürchten, was sie blindlings wagen, gestehen oder verschwinden lassen, erzählt Mariana Leky in ihrem Roman.
›Was man von hier aus sehen kann‹ ist das Porträt eines Dorfes, in dem alles auf wundersame Weise zusammenhängt. Aber es ist vor allem ein Buch über die Liebe unter schwierigen Vorzeichen, Liebe, die scheinbar immer die ungünstigsten Bedingungen wählt. Für Luise zum Beispiel, Selmas Enkelin, gilt es viele tausend Kilometer zu überbrücken. Denn der Mann, den sie liebt, ist zum Buddhismus konvertiert und lebt in einem Kloster in Japan …

Title:Was man von hier aus sehen kann
Edition Language:German
ISBN:9783832198398
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    Was man von hier aus sehen kann Reviews

  • Ms. Smartarse

    For some reason, I ended up choosing the one book that everyone agrees is totally brilliant and impossible to summarize. According to book store owner Petra Hartlieb "if we tried to [summarize the sto...

  • Antonia

    this is a book I will recommend and give to everyone in my life! Got my birthday presents sorted for the whole year now. No matter the gender, the age or the taste - I'm sure everyone will love this b...

  • Carina

    what a quirky lovable bunch of characters. ...

  • Sophie

    The better a book is the more difficult it is to write an adequate review. This is undoubtedly one of the better books I've read this year, full of heart, depth, wisdom and beautiful sentences that ma...

  • Andrea

    Best book I have read since Station Eleven. Absolutely wonderful. So good that I want to start it all over again, just to savour all those lovely images, turns of phrase, characters all over again. Wi...

  • Einu

    A book about death, life and love. It sounds far from original but Mariana Leky manages to weave these themes together lightheartedly, without losing any of the depth or resorting to clichés. It’s ...

  • Hanna

    I just wish this book was a person so I could wrap my arms around it, cuddle it and tell it how much I love it.This is so beautifully written, simple yet elegant, brimming with kindness and truth. I e...

  • Nina ( picturetalk321 )

    I have no words for the phenomenalism of this book. Mariana Leky is the queen of the sardonic sentence, the terse scene, the repetition of phrases, the unsaidness of feelings, the weirdness of life, t...

  • Lu Louche

    This is as much an ode to the novel itself as it is to the audiobook; to the beautiful writer, the narrator and the medium itself.I sometimes thought about the distinction between 4 and 5 stars. Am I ...

  • Diana Hncu Reads

    Everything is set in motion when Selma dreams of an okapi. Whenever this unusual mammal appears in her dreams, someone inevitably dies in the next 24 hours. Taking place in a small German village in 1...