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Tara C. Meister sensitively tells a contemporary story about alternative life plans and dreams, about failure and new life.

The unpredictable but charismatic Johanna is a director in a small theatre collective. She has a close, perhaps too close, friendship with Caro, who works as a biochemist in a laboratory. When Johanna becomes unintentionally pregnant, Caro offers to raise the child together - a courageous alternative to traditional family patterns? Tara C. Meister's exciting debut novel confronts dreams with their validity in reality. She describes moments of intimacy and closeness, but also conflicts and assaults, with a light touch and a clear view. But Johanna and Caro are determined to live out their courageous decision - and to assert themselves in a world in which utopias are not intended...

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256 pages
format:125 x 215
ISBN: 9783701717842
Release date: 12.02.2024

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Tara C. Meister

born 1997 in Carinthia, studied medicine in Vienna, since autumn 2022 literary writing at the German Literature Institute Leipzig. Tara C. Meister writes short prose, spoken word and drama. Her texts have won several awards and been published in various anthologies and literary journals. In 2022, she was shortlisted for the Wortmeldungen Förderpreis and was awarded the Erostepost Literature Prize and the Förderpreis für Literatur des Landes Kärnten. "Proben" is her first novel.

Press

Die 27-jährige Tara C. Meister, profilierte Poetry-Slammerin und mehrfach für ihre Spoken-Word-Texte ausgezeichnet, schildert dieses alternative Lebensmodell voll Empathie und Liebe zu ihren Figuren.
[Quelle: Karin Waldner-Petutschnig, Kleine Zeitung]

Ein begeisterndes Debüt des neuen weiblichen Joseph Roth.
[Quelle: Walter Pobaschnig, Literatur outdoors]

Tara C. Meisters aufregender Debütroman konfrontiert Träume mit ihrer Realitätstauglichkeit. Mit klarem Blick beschreibt sie Momente von Intimität und Nähe, aber auch Konflikte und Übergriffe.
[Quelle: Klipp]

Als ungeheuer vielschichtig erweist sich der Text im Verlauf der Handlung, behutsam baut die Autorin die Geschichte Stück um Stück weiter aus und werden die einzelnen Ebenen miteinander in Verbindung gesetzt. (...) Sehr stark!
[Quelle: Edith Bernhofer, DIE BRÜCKE]

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Lesung
Steiermärkische Landesbibliothek, Veranstaltungssaal Kalchberggasse 2, Joanneumsviertel, 8010 Graz
Lesung
Buchhandlung Orlando Literatur- und Kulturkeller, Liechtensteinstr. 17, 1090 Wien
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Weinbar Gemischter Satz

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