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Fortune’s Travelers

The Boysen family celebrates life
During a major celebration at Tide House - Inge Boysen is turning 80, while her granddaughter Inka is turning 18 - Fortune's Comet soars over the North Sea island. Inge, her children, and her grandchildren become Fortune's travellers. Enno is ...

Winter Guests

"The dizzying comings and goings in our family started with a death announcement and an unheralded storm. Full moon and high tide, snow and storm, brothers and sisters, lovers and unborn children were thrown together without forewarning. Overnight, our house was transformed into an Arctic ...


Summer in Sepia

a novel

In the wake of the unexpected death of a close friend, 45-year-old Thomas Bachmann feels compelled to re-examine his own life: his thriving psychotherapy practice, his marriage to Veronica and his relationship with his teenage children. When he meets the attractive, enigmatic Florentine, ...


1 Torstrasse

If buildings could talk… One century, two families, and a house in the heart of Berlin packed with history

Elsa, the daughter of a shop assistant, and Bernhard, a carpenter's son, were both born in 1929 - on the opening day of the Jonass department store at 1 Torstrasse. Their ...


The Spark from Prague

How the courage to fight for liberty changed the course of history

A cry went through the crowd camped outside the German embassy in Prague when on the evening of September 30 th 1989 Hans-Dietrich Genscher appeared on the balcony and announced that an agreement had been reached on refugee travel to West Germany. Many thousands of East German ...


dtv-Atlas Politics

The dtv-Atlas series started in 1964 with its bestselling dtv-Atlas World History, and has been extended by a number of subjects ever since, ranging from natural sciences to music, from philosophy to health. dtv-Atlases are designed to be reference books useful for both experts and casual readers.

Rights sold: Arabic language

Dictionary of Theology

In a collection of about 350 articles, this reference work gives us an insight into theology and presents the current positions being taken on theological matters. The book provides readers with a swift and reliable means of obtaining information on basic principles as well as specific topics.

dtv-Atlas English Language

With 130 charts in colour by Werner Wildermuth

A clearly arranged introduction to all forms and variations of the English language.

Nnehitpitothuihdronjfemtyouovvheuorweppt - Would you have thought that this is English? Textile pirates in the region of Guangxi produced this text of the English slogan 'Never put off till tomorrow ...

dtv-Atlas Music (2 volumes)

Contents:

Volume 1: Theory: Musicology - Acoustics - Our hearing - Musical instruments - Music teaching (including: harmonics, basso continuo, twelve-tone technique) - Genres, forms and styles - History: Early advanced civilizations: Mesopotamia, China, Greece - Late antiquity to ...
Rights sold: Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey

dtv-Atlas Architecture (2 volumes)

Contents:

Volume 1: Architecture as an autonomous process - The component parts - The building as a framework: half-timbered houses, Doric temples, domed structures, frame construction methods - Architecture as a reflection of its historical context - A ...
Rights sold: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Turkey

The Thieves of Troy

The ruins of Troy, 1873: brothers Jannis and Nikos witness an audacious gold theft on Heinrich Schliemann's archaeological excavation site. But what can they do about it? Should they inform Schliemann? They can't do that, because he'd chase the whole family off the site if he ...


Splintered Night

No matter how hard she tries - Jenny just can't remember what happened last night. All she wanted was to have some fun with her friends at the rock festival on the lake. But then she wakes up half-naked in her classmate Jakob's car, and discovers there's been a terrible ...