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When the Heart Drowns in its Own Blood
“Maybe I’m a philosophical person—the crucial question is: how deep can a person dive with a single breath?” Termann is a free diver. He’s come to the island, accompanied by journalists and his crew, in hopes of setting a record. The pressure mounts as the dive approaches, but Termann must remain calm. When the Heart Drowns in Its Own Blood delves into the psyche of a ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 24th 2014 by Readux Books
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I brief gem about a deep-sea diver (going for a world's record) who is increasingly revealed to have suffered more than just physical damage from a previous dive. Motivational speaking blurs into psychopathology. Which, perhaps, is Schönthaler's whole point about obsessive atheletes.