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A true story about love, told with rich narrative skill: a poor cowherd and a rich farmer’s daughter overcome all limits and obstacles put in their path to achieve the dream of spending their lives together. Alex Capus relates their adventure ...
Life Is Good
For the first time in twenty-five years of marriage, Max and Tina sleep in separate beds: Tina is in Paris on a business trip and Max stays at home, where he runs a local bar. Because his wife is away, he starts to realise what is truly ...
Travelling by the Light of the Stars
Alex Capus’ bestselling novel Léon und Louise told the story of two lovers surviving the hardships of everyday life together. Travelling by the Light of the Stars is an intrepid reversal: the odyssey of two people who are in danger of losing ...
The Urses Next Door
Alex Capus, an author whose inimitable style — a subtle blend of pragmatism and sensitivity — continues to captivate readers all over the world, lives in the loveliest little town in the universe. Life there is ordered, predictable and ...
The Forger, the Spy and the Bomb-Maker
Young pacifist Felix Bloch studies under Heisenberg in Leipzig, specialising in nuclear physics. In 1933 he leaves Nazi Germany and flees to America – only to find himself working at Los Alamos, helping Robert Oppenheimer build the first ...
Whenever Alex Capus goes travelling, he fetches up in one-horse settlements that remind him of his hometown, Olten. His trip to the Wild West is no exception: he spends his nights in ghost towns, goes down abandoned silver mines and scours Death ...
A Touch of Spring
It's 1933, and two unemployed young men are desperate to leave Nazi Germany. In order to finance their escape, Waldemar Velte and Kurt Sandweg rob a bank, accidentally killing the branch manager in the process. What should the wanted fugitives ...
Léon and Louise
Two young people fall in love, but the war tears them apart. When they next meet up again in Paris, Louise is leading an independent life while Léon has long been married. This is a grand amour - one which survives against all the odds.
He is standing in front of the window, in the rain. Behind the curtains he sees two shadows embracing. He should have known better! A woman like her! He dials her number. When she says her name, he hangs up. He waits and calls again. Her voice ...
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