Out of 156 original entries, this novel made the six-title shortlist for the prestigious German Book Prize 2016. It tells the story of Rene, a teenager who makes his home in Potsdam, East Germany. For seven weeks during summer break, Rene and his friends are left to experiment and mature without adult supervision. A poignant, authentic novel about an East German childhood.
|Title||Sketch of a summer|
|Native Title||Skizze eines sommers|