Five women attempt the impossible - to love, to be strong, and to stay true to themselves.
has lost a child, and a husband. Where will she find her happiness? Fiercely independent Judith
thinks more of horses than men, but that doesn't stop her looking for love online. Brida
is a writer with no time to write, until she faces a choice between her work and her family. Abandoned by the "perfect" man, Malika
struggles for recognition from her parents. Her sister Jorinde
, an actor, is pregnant for a third time, but how can she provide for her family alone?Love in Five Acts
explores what is left to five women when they have fulfilled their roles as wives, mothers, friends, lovers, sisters and daughters. As teenagers they experienced the fall of the Berlin Wall, but freedom brings with it another form of pressure: the pressure of choice.
Punchy and entirely of the moment, Love in Five Acts
engages head-on with what it is to be a woman in the twenty-first century.Spiegel
#1 bestseller More than 150,000 copies sold in GermanyTranslated from the German by Jamie Bulloch
Author: Krien, Daniela
Publication date: 27/04/2021