Jan-Philipp Sendker





Jan-Philipp Sendker

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Jan-Philipp Sendker, born in Hamburg in 1960, was the American correspondent for Stern from 1990 to 1995, and its Asian correspondent from 1995 to 1999. In 2000 he published Cracks in the Great Wall, a nonfiction book about China. The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is his first novel. He lives in Berlin with his family.


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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 20,201 ratings — published 2002 — 46 editions
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Das Flüstern der Schatten
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Drachenspiele
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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The Art of Hearing Hearbeat...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014
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Risse in der Großen Mauer
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Hazatérés
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2002
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the art of hearing heartbearts
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013
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Kunsten å være den man er
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
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Kunsten å høre hjerteslag
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“I have often wondered what was the source of her beauty, her radiance. It’s not the size of one’s nose, the color of one’s skin, the shape of one’s lips or eyes that make one beautiful or ugly. So what is it? Can you, as a woman, tell me?
I shook my head.
I will tell you: It’s love. Love makes us beautiful. Do you know a single person who loves and is loved, who is loved unconditionally and who, at the same time, is ugly? There’s no need to ponder the question. There is no such person.”
Jan-Philipp Sendker, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

“And so there must be in life something like a catastrophic turning point, when the world as we know ceases to exist. A moment that transform us into a different person from one heartbeat to the next.”
Jan-Philipp Sendker, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

“How can anyone truthfully claim to love someone when they’re not prepared to share everything with that person, including their past?”
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