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By John Burnside

Der neue Burnside – einzigartig, verstörend poetisch. Nach »Glister« sieht guy die Welt mit anderen Augen.

John Burnside hat gleich mit seinem ersten auf Deutsch erschienenen Roman Leser und Kritiker fasziniert. Jetzt kommt »Glister« – ein schockierend ehrliches Buch über Vereinsamung und moralische Verwahrlosung.

Erst verschwindet ein Junge spurlos, dann weitere. Doch niemand scheint beunruhigt. Schon lange kümmern sich die Erwachsenen nicht mehr um ihre Kinder, zu sehr sind sie mit sich und ihren Sorgen beschäftigt. Einst lebten sie in einer blühenden Stadt – doch dann siegten Egoismus und grenzenlose Gier. Nun ist alles vergiftet und ohne Hoffnung. Ist es da nicht verständlich, dass die Jungen, die noch eine Zukunft sehen, einfach abhauen? guy will diese model glauben und geht zur Tagesordnung über. Nur der Polizist Morrison hat etwas Schreckliches gesehen – und schweigt. Denn er hat seine Seele längst verkauft. Doch die Kinder der Stadt sind ruhelos. Der 15-jährige Leonard weigert sich, seinen verschwundenen Freund Liam verloren zu geben. Er macht sich auf die Suche nach der Wahrheit.

Burnside gelingt mit »Glister« etwas Unvergleichliches: Indem er eine vor Spannung vibrierende Geschichte erzählt, hält er einer innerlich erkalteten Gesellschaft den Spiegel vor und schenkt ihr gleichzeitig mit Leonard die Hoffnung auf eine bessere Zukunft. Dieser Roman ist unwiderstehlich, anrührend, verstörend poetisch – und ganz ohne Beispiel.

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Brian's nasty streak had disappeared, even though, whilst he came across the realm of puzzles. common sense video games, subscribe to the dots, jigsaws, anagrams, crosswords, quantity sequences—these issues supplied him, no longer lots with distraction as with a way of salvation. fixing a puzzle, he may possibly see how every thing used to be attached and he was once aware about the key order that underpinned the daily global that had so bewildered him until eventually then. fixing a truly tough puzzle might provide him a deep, virtually actual pride that lingered for hours, or perhaps days later on; at an age whilst different boys locked themselves away with a fistful of tissues and a dog-eared replica of Fiesta, Brian may visit his room and take out a thousand-piece jigsaw, or a few tricky wood puzzle that his mom had picked up in a junk store. there have been even instances, in the course of his children, whilst he looked as if it would disappear: on infrequent days out along with his mom and dad, or throughout the lengthy hours of a faculty day, it used to be as though whatever were switched off in his head, so it wasn't like being with other folks in any respect, it wasn't even like being current, it was once simply not anything— and Brian was once thankful for that, simply because Brian did not like humans. within the puzzles, every little thing trusted the connections, the logical sequences, the intrinsic order that was once regularly ready to be stumbled on; yet with humans there have been no connections, and no logic—or at the very least, not anything very stylish or fascinating. in comparison to a bunch puzzle, or a classy jigsaw, humans have been like these dodgem vehicles on the reasonable, going around in circles and bumping into each other noisily to no genuine function. So it was once that, throughout the years while he used to be lonely and despised, puzzles had stored Brian Smith from the realm and stored him real to himself, in the end. but now that he's a guy, he has no time for puzzles. He nonetheless sees the connections among something and one other, however the hyperlinks he discovers are greater and extra tangibly profitable than these he as soon as made through developing a coral reef or the Trooping of the color from awkward little items of dusty cardboard. Now the connections have every little thing to do with humans and the standard, day by day global, simply because humans and occasions are the items that make up his puzzles now—and now every thing is assorted, as the difficulties are summary. there is not anything to carry on your hand, there is no place to begin of a host series or an anagrammatized note to paintings with. What he works with now could be humans, and for those who forget about what humans think and wish, in the event you see them as gadgets within the fullest feel of the note, they develop into the main attention-grabbing items within the such a lot compelling and chic puzzle of all. And the principles of the sport are a lot kind of like ahead of. there's just one appropriate technique to any puzzle and Brian Smith's activity, natural and straightforward, is to find what it's. sign up for all of the dots. healthy every part jointly. every thing is hooked up to every thing else, so whatever is feasible. If what you're looking for is ache, you discover the styles that make soreness attainable; if all you wish is love, then love is what you're absolute to locate, even within the very unlikely or harmful locations.

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