DER MANN, DER DAS GLÜCK BRINGT
(THE MAN WHO BRINGS HAPPINESS)
CATALIN DORIAN FLORESCU
PUBLISHER C.H. Beck, Munich 2016
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Liepman Agency, Marianne Fritsch, firstname.lastname@example.org
A story that takes the reader back to the New York of a hundred years ago and across the sea to the magical world of the Danube Delta. A novel of tragedy and comedy, but at the same time a literary bow to the ability of men to seek happiness, to survive and to love by overcoming adversity.
MÄDCHEN FÜR MORRIS
(A GIRL FOR MORRIS)
PUBLISHER Knaus, Munich 2016
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Gesche Wendebourg, email@example.com
Albert Keller, retired literature lecturer, can hardly bear the fact that his son Morris, who died at the age of 14, had never been able to experience love. A subtle interplay between fiction and reality with hints of Nabokov, Lewis Carroll and Thomas Mann.
(TO SEE IT ALL)
PUBLISHER Ventil Verlag, Mainz 2015
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Ingo Rüdiger,
To See It All is the story of one day and one night, a merry-go-round of fate, love and sexuality, violence and social sciences – the quintessence of a city distilled from the key elements of human existence.
BERGSTEIGEN IM FLACHLAND
(MOUNTAINEERING IN THE LOWLANDS)
PUBLISHER Secession, Zürich 2014
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Christian Ruzicska, firstname.lastname@example.org
Available again after having been temporarily withdrawn from sale. Urs Mannhart’s novel about reporter Thomas Steinhövel’s travels through Europe with all its wonders and wounds, from Scandinavia, through the Carpathians and war-torn Former Yugoslavia.
PUBLISHER Éditions de la Table ronde, Paris 2016
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Anna Vateva, email@example.com
London, Summer 2012. Abel, a young city trader with a great future and a caring father, falls into a distressing decline. Tempted by the possibilities of violence, pitched between denial and reality, he searches for a sense of direction.
IL LADRO DI RAGAZZE
(THE GIRL THIEF)
PUBLISHER Gabriele Capelli Editore, Mendrisio 2015
TRANSLATION RIGHTS Gabriele Capelli,
History and legend blend together in the events surrounding the magician of Cantone, bringing to life the social, religious and personal environment in the Swiss fiefdoms south of the Alps and in the Duchy of Milan, in the first half of the 17th century.