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Der Besuch der alten Dame - Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Claire Zachanassian, eine amerikanische Multimillionärin, kehrt in ihr Heimatdorf Güllen zurück, um sich zu rächen: Vor Jahrzehnten hat sie aus dem Dorf fliehen müssen, denn sie bekam ein Kind von Ill, ihrem Geliebten, und dieser Ill hat damals Zeugen bestochen, die beschworen, dass auch sie etwas mit Claire gehabt hätten. Sie bietet der Stadt eine Milliarde, wenn man ihr den

Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

It is the year 632 After Ford and "stability" is the primary aim of the World State and the ideal society it has created. In laboratories worldwide, genetic science has brought the human race to perfection. People are bred and conditioned to be blissfully content with their role in society and permanently happy. But, in Central London Hatchery

A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness

Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill, ever since she started the treatments that don't quite seem to be working. But tonight is different. Tonight, when he wakes, there's a visitor at his window. It's ancient, elemental, a force of nature. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia

This time our adventures took us to Southeast Asia, nearly at the other side of the world. For those who have not heard about Malaysia, it is a country next to Thailand and connected by a bridge and a causeway to Singapore. When we first landed there I immediately knew that it is a completely different world as we know

Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal

Jeden Morgen wacht A in einem anderen Körper auf, in einem anderen Leben. Nie weiß er vorher, wer er heute ist. A hat sich an dieses Leben gewöhnt, und er hat Regeln aufgestellt: Lass dich niemals zu sehr darauf ein. Falle nicht auf. Hinterlasse keine Spuren. Doch dann verliebt sich A unsterblich in Rhiannon. Kann sie jemanden lieben, dessen Schicksal

Mauritius - Isle de France

Mauritius, the island of one's dreams in the Indian Ocean, is known for its turquoise blue ocean and the wonderful white beaches and its top hotels. An island of volcanic origin, between 'La Réunion' and the 'Seychelles', east of Madagascar. One speaks of a tropical island as in a storybook.
The island isn't very rich in species, but there are

Emerald Isle - Ireland

This summer we went to the Emerald Isle, also known as Ireland, in the North Atlantic. There is talk of very nice landscapes, of all the natural wonders, of the inhabitants who welcome the tourists with open arms and not to forget all the pubs.


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It was a two-week journey and we started out with travelling in the South. Our