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While we were dreaming / Clemens Meyer ; translated by Katy Derbyshire.

Meyer, Clemens, 1977- (author.). Derbyshire, Katy, (translator.).

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  • ISBN: 1804270288
  • ISBN: 9781804270288
  • Physical Description: 597 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2023.

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General Note:
Originally published in Germany in 2007.
Translated from German.
Summary, etc.:
"Rico, Mark, Paul and Daniel were 13 when the Berlin Wall fell in autumn 1989. Growing up in Leipzig at the time of reunification, they dream of a better life somewhere beyond the brewery quarter. Every night they roam the streets, partying, rioting, running away from their fears, their parents and the future, fighting to exist, killing time. They drink, steal cars, feel wrecked, play it cool, longing for real love and true freedom. Startlingly raw and deeply moving, While We Were Dreaming is the extraordinary debut novel by one of Germany's most ambitious writers, full of passion, hope and despair."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Leipzig (Germany) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.

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