Thursday, 13.09.2012, 19:15 h
Goethe Centre / NADS
18 short stories that revolve around the evil, beasts and beauties - Sylvia Schlettwein from Namibia and the South African author Isabella Morris gave utterance to everyday life between home dramas, conflictual relationships or love and death. Different style shades provide a high recognition value that comes out by using typical phrases or humorous interludes in a commonly known local character. Sudden turns, unexpected incidents and fantastic events raise the stories fluctuating between thriller, science fiction or fable above regional regional sphere and develop moments fraught with high tension: Here the speaking and singing Jackal Waldemar, there a vampire named Kobus Visage wandering between the Dama and whites at Brandberg. And finally, a man at the border, trying to make up for the mistakes of the past but placing his fate in the hands of an inept mother - each of the short stories leaves its mark in the minds of the readers ... .
Dante Dumeo, his money, his women: An erotic thriller set in the bustling city of Windhoek feeding its appeal from the mysteries of the underworld. Everything seems to be going like clockwork for Dante, a shady pimp earning his living with the disreputable business - more than enough. But soon after the tide is turning when a cold-blooded murderer is up to mischief and some women from his company lose their lives. Dante's career is at stake but the killer is always one step ahead... .
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Organiser: Goethe-Centre / NADS
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