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Uwe Tellkamp's novel "The Tower" - an excerpt

from 16.09.2008

Excerpt:

18. The Island of Coal
Ridged like a karst landscape, like the debris of jagged piled up ice floes, the island of coal stretched out in front of the four visitors; three of them showed their passes at the bridge control, then, when Richard had lowered little Philip from ...

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