Sparrows at the Fountain
Published by Diogenes as Spatzen am Brunnen
Original Title: Spatzen am Brunnen
Hansjörg Schneider retraces familiar paths around Basel: to Kannenfeld Park, to Petersplatz Square and back again. Alert to the impressions of the present, sensitive to the memories echoing with every step, open to literary and philosophical reflections. It is a joy to accompany this extraordinary writer.
»For me, there is only the enlightening clarity of language. Language sheds light on the world, on life, on death.«