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Cordula Simon - Die Wölfe von Pripyat

Der ebenso überzeugende wie provokante Entwurf einer gar nicht so fernen Zukunft, in der Überwachungsstaat und Identitätspolitik sich prächtig vertragen.

Mit Witz und Tempo erzählt Cordula Simons bitterböser Roman von einer Zukunft, die unserer Gegenwart beängstigend nah ist: Überwachung und Selbstregulierung durch einen implantierten Log sind Alltag geworden, wer sich entzieht, macht sich verdächtig. Als Sandor, der Wettermann des Aufrichtigen Äthers, vor laufender Kamera die zerstörerischen Pläne der Toleranzunion verrät, zeigt sich das Regime von seiner gnadenlosen Seite: Er wird unerbittlich verfolgt, genauso wie die „Wölfe von Pripyat“, eine angebliche Terrorgruppe, die gegen den Konsul kämpft, der scheinbar wohlmeinend über die Union herrscht. Simons großer Roman entwirft die halluzinatorische Vision einer Zukunft, in der auch die ersehnte Freiheit nur eine digital erzeugte Illusion, ein besonders raffinierter Trick des Systems ist.

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304 pages
format:125 x 205
ISBN: 9783701717507
Release date: 15.02.2022

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Cordula Simon

Cordula Simon, born 1986 in Graz, studied German and Russian studies in Graz and Odessa, where she lived from 2011-2015. She is a member of the literary group "platform" and coordinates the "Jugend-Literatur-Werkstatt Graz" for young writers. She has published numerous articles in publications including "manuskripte", "lichtungen", "Zeit-Campus", and "Fleisch". In 2013 she took part in 37. Tage der deutschsprachigen Literatur. She has received the literary advancement award of Graz (2012) and was a fellow of the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (2013). She has published four novels: "Der potemkinsche Hund" (2012), "Ostrov Mogila" (2013), "Wie man schlafen soll" (2016) and "Der Neubauer" (2018).

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