Distributed for Haus Publishing
Inspired in part by King Lear, this enchanting novel of families, secrets, and love is the first of Root Leeb’s works to be translated into English and is sure to win new fans for this successful German writer.
222 pages | 5 x 8 1/4
"Leeb narrates with a light touch. Heartwarming reading for cold evenings."
Nürnberger Nachrichten, on the German edition
“This family kaleidoscope is written in equally concise and poetic language that never becomes kitschy, but rather negotiates heavy topics with a captivating lightness.”
Bayerischer Rundfunk, on the German edition
“An impressive novel with gentle, emotionally profound tones.”
Bensheimer Anzeiger, on the German edition
“Hero is pure life—highly concentrated—with plenty of comedy and tragedy wrought both poetically and with affection by Root Leeb.”
SWR, on the German edition