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Shadow-Boxing Woman, the (1999) [Novel]
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In The Shadow-Boxing Woman, a novel from German writer Inka Parei, a decaying apartment building in post-Wall Berlin is home to Hell, a young woman with a passion for martial arts. When Hellís neighbour disappears she sets out across the city in search of her. In the course of her quest, she falls in love with a bank robber, confronts her own dark memories, and ends up saving more than just her missing neighbour. What is on the surface a crime novel is actually a haunting dual portrait of a city and a woman caught up in times of change and transition. This debut novel combines Pareiís tight prose with a compulsive delight in detail that dynamically evokes many lost and overlooked corners of Berlin.

Original title: Die Schattenboxerin
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

Edition #1: The Shadow-Boxing Woman

The Shadow-Boxing Woman (2011)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: 1st English
Translated by: Katy Derbyshire
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The Shadow-Boxing Woman (May 2011)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Seagull Publishing
ISBN: 9781906497958
Pages: 184

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