Book report time!
I have this large, large pile of books that I have been planning on reading for years. I am trying to work my way through them, and report on each one, mostly to remind myself which ones I have already read.
Thea Dorn: Die Hirnkönigin, 2001(Okay, so it's been on the pile for a long time). Brrrrr. Scary. Constructed like a Greek tragedy, filled with allusions to what I assume are famous Greek stuff (like Homer and so on). Bloody. Bizarre. Berlin.
It was a quick read, couldn't put it down, and it will give you nightmares for days. What a shame it's not in English yet.