Indoors if Wet
Despite his doctorate in philosophy, he fluctuates between bar work and editing a provincial paper. It would all be unbearable if it weren’t for Sonja. But Sonja has had enough of looking on as her man turns into last year’s model, so it comes as no surprise when she tells the unshaven misfit to clear his stuff from her flat and informs him she’s going to marry someone else.
With scintillating wit and a keen eye for detail, Wilhelm Genazino examines the fine line between single-minded obstinacy and all-out failure. As it turns out, humdrum convention isn’t necessarily the ultimate panacea either. And so one day Sonja comes back. An ordinary, orderly, efficient, set-in-his-ways husband makes for a more settled life – but also an infinitely more boring one. Who would have thought a happy ending on the margins
of society would be an option…