Robert Prosser

GEMMA HABIBI
Novel. Ullstein fünf 2019

A fulminant portrait of our times: Syria is ravaged by war, Refugees head to Europe, the society gets in turmoil. Lorenz doesn't care, he trains for the championship, he wants to win, wants to be free and travels for these ideals all the way to Westafrica. His friend, the syrian refugee Zain, called Z, dreams of a punch that will make him immortal as a boxer. The photographer Elena stands between the two. She captures the agitated present with her camera. And the final fight.

Curdistan, Vienna, Ghana: Three worlds, three lives, three rounds in the boxing ring. An intense novel about obsession and friendship, engagement and the will to move on.