Neujahr

(New Year)

A family holiday on Lanzarote turns into a harrowing tale. Thanks to a chain of unfortunate events, the two small children Henning and Luna have to survive on their own in the family’s rented holiday home. It’s a traumatic experience that will take its full toll on Henning years later, now a stressed-out husband, a father of two small children and on holiday on Lanzarote once again.
Juli Zeh’s stunning novel spent months on the Spiegel best seller list.
«Two literary modes - the thriller and the social commentary - mingle so closely here as to make New Year Zeh’s best book to date.» (Süddeutsche Zeitung)
«A highly concentrated and compact story with gripping dynamics and a powerful ‘Aha’ effect.»

Juli Zeh

Juli Zeh

Juli Zeh was born 1974 in Bonn. She studied law from 1993 till 1998 in Passau and Leipzig. Even before the bar exam, she began studies at the Institute for German Literature in Leipzig, which she completed in 2000. In 2001 her first novel, Adler und ...

Plays by Juli Zeh






U: 21.11.2019 Theater Bielefeld (Regie: Dariusch Yazdkhasti)