The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

Silke Scheuermann

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

Silke Scheuermann

Distributed for Seagull Books

Translated by Lucy Jones
184 pages | 5 x 8
Cloth $21.50 ISBN: 9780857424730 Will Publish November 2017 World sales rights except India
A young woman who has been living abroad returns to her hometown of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Her sister Ines—a beautiful, impetuous painter—who still lives there, soon appears and promptly asks for financial help. But the returning sister knew this was coming—it is how their relationship has always worked. And this time, she’s determined that that will change.

​But our plans don’t always hold up to the surprises presented by life—and when the sister finds herself about to drift into an affair with Ines’s lover, the two women grow unexpectedly closer. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf is a tale of disorientation in a modern, fundamentally rootless society that has become increasingly erratic and self-absorbed—it is a powerful exploration of the difficulties of intimacy and addiction.
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