- Publisher: Beck C. H.
- Language: German
- ISBN-10: 3406639518
- ISBN-13: 978-3406639517
- Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 1.3 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
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Löwenstern (German) Hardcover
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Before the Winter Palace at St. Petersburg in March 1803 troop of young naval officers form patterns in front of the Czar. They are going to England for "training". The novel about a new Gulliver, the love and the conquest of the world in vain In his new novel Adolf Muschg tells the story of the attempts of Hermann Ludwig von Löwen Sterns (1777-1836) to reach Japan. The Balt had participated in Adam von Krusenstern first circumnavigation on behalf of the Russian tsars and also knows the dramatic events of the second Russian experiment under Vasily Golovnin ending with its captivity in Japan. Golovnin wrote about this adventure. Lions Sterns own life adventure of "discovering" a country which has sealed itself off for centuries, leading himself in a precarious situation. In the center of the novel, the passionate, extreme love story is with Nadja, which in many ways is connected to real historical figures. This love puts everything into question and upside down, roles, feelings, language and eroticism. In this exciting novel, based on historical facts Roman Muschg also delivers a puzzle on the match between the familiar and the foreign.
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