Wir wollten alle den Tod aufhalten
Why is it that this great sadness and love engulfs us when we think of our mothers and fathers, the paths they chose and the traps they built for themselves—and that their souls could never find the way out of. While we, who know so much better, follow right in their footsteps.
The rape of a woman is never done by one man alone.
A friend will die of an overdose of heroin, and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it.
Leberecht lives in a rough world where beauty and gentleness are but a laughing matter. Leberecht is a vicious woman who poisons men to make her life more clearly arranged.
When you see the girl in the bright sunshine just outside the shopping mall, and she is too thin, too drunk, that’s Elfe.
It’s the house you grow up in, the house you live in—it won’t let you go. It’ll keep you as a prisoner, even after it has burned to the ground.
Schubert und Gründel
The publisher said: It’s too dark to be printed, (That’s hard to believe.)