The edition (9783499101700) I read contained the play "Draußen vor der Tür" and several short stories (STIMMEN SIND DA IN DER LUFT - IN DER NACHT, AN DIESEM DIENSTAG, MEIN BLEICHER BRUDER, NACHTS SCHLAFEN DIE RATTEN DOCH, DIE LANGE LANGE STRASSE LANG, LESEBUCHGESCHICHTEN, DIE HUNDEBLUME, SCHISCHYPHUSCH ODER DER KELLNER MEINES ONKELS, DIE KÜCHENUHR, DAS BROT, DIE DREI DUNKLEN KÖNIGE, GENERATION OHNE ABSCHIED, DANN GIBT ES NUR EINS!,and DAS IST UNSER MANIFEST). The collection itself is primarily a...more
Life! My God, what is it: Remembering scents, grasping at door-handles. You walk past faces and at night feel the rain in your hair. And that’s doing quite well. Then behind them a locomotive cried out like a giant child utterly homesick. And it made the night into night. Then a freight train rattled harshly past the men. And it snarled like danger through the silken, star-studded night. The men breathed sturdily against it.