Harry Lipschitz, a left-leaning politico who’s got more to worry about than just his heart. Guido Franck, a Munich-based gallerist whose attempts to sail through life care-free have run aground. Natascha Liebling, an aging actress who travels the country with a provincial theatre troupe. All three of them are in a downward spiral. All is connected by the enigmatic Charles Kuhn, who »acts like a crook and talks like a philosopher«, and the ambitious journalist Vicky Borchers-Bohne.
»This fragment of a novel nicely bundles all the qualities that mark out Fauser’s writing: the fast, the snappy, the drumming rhythm.«