The Book of Miracles
a gripping and poetic novel about the biggest of all quests: the search for ourselves.
Penny and Tom are siblings, but quite different. Penny trusts in life and believes in miracles, whereas Tom always needs scientific explanations for everything. But as more and more unexplainable things happen, he has to develop his own sense of truth. He realizes that the membrane between visible and invisible world has become permeable.
Twelve years later: Tom is successfully working in an advertising agency, when suddenly strange events occur: An old police file is reopened, a mysterious girl knows a lot more than she should, and someone seems to follow Tom. It's in this situation when Tom remembers "The book of miracles", his sister's legacy, which which sends him on a journey on which nothing is sure - and Tom has to face his true self.
224 pages (40.000 words)
German edition out on March 1st, 2017
Born 31/01/1967 in Münster, lives in Hamburg, Germany. He worked as a copywriter, photographer and journalist. He is an award winning novelist who published, among others: „Kometen“ (Kiepenheuer und Witsch), „Die Nacht der Könige“ (Piper), „Meeres Stille“ (Piper), „Alles was du siehst“ (C. H. Beck). He was poet in residence at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. His novels »Kometen« and »Meeres Stille« have been made into films and received international awards.