The War is Cannibal
- date of publication: 03.02.2014
- from age 14
- 288 Pages
- Hanser Verlag
- ISBN 978-3-446-24510-5
- Deutschland: 15,90 €
- Österreich: 16,40 €
- E-Book ISBN 978-3-446-24551-8
- E-Book Deutschland: 8,99 €
1914 – 1918. Four years that shook Europe to the core and snuffed out the hopes and dreams of a whole generation.
Leipzig, August 1914. Bells, free beer and dance music. There’s a carnival atmosphere — the war has begun! Ferdinand and August are desperate to see some action, so what’s keeping them in Leipzig? Especially now that the lovely Anni only has eyes for dashing Dunker strutting around like a peacock in his brand new lieutenant’s uniform. Before long, the two friends find themselves on a train to France, carrying their camera in a brown leather case. Berlin, March 1918. When Sophie is summoned by a telegram from her childhood friend Max, she sets off immediately. But Max is barely recognisable. Shell shock, the doctors tell her, but there’s more to it than that. He is accused of concealing evidence concerning an incident at the front and is faced with the threat of court martial. Everything seems to hinge on the contents of a brown leather bag...