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Loveable losers in the Ruhrpott

from 26.05.2005

Die Welt: Since "Liegen lernen" ("Learning to Lie") and "Pokorny lacht", novels about the fight for survival of lovable losers in the Ruhrpott, you have been named a "brilliant raconteur of manly abyss". What's going on in Bochum at the moment?

Frank Goosen: I think Bochumers are more concerned ...

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