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Calypso

By: David Sedaris
Narrated by: Devid Striesow
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Summary

Den betörend geheimnisvollen Namen "Calypso" teilen sich unter anderem eine griechische Meeresnymphe, ein afrikanisch-karibischer Tanzrhythmus und ein Saturnmond. Fragt man David Sedaris, ist Calypso ein besonders bescheuerter Name für eine Katze. Aber auch ein betörend geheimnisvoller Titel für die lang erwartete neue Geschichtensammlung eines der erfolgreichsten Humoristen unserer Zeit, der es wie kein anderer versteht, zarte Schönheit im Hässlichen zu entdecken und die banale Komik des schönen Scheins zu entlarven.

Die autobiografischen Geschichten in Calypso kreisen um das solare Zentrum, das in jedem Leben eine kritische Masse darstellt - die Familie. In den Ferien und an Feiertagen kommt der Sedaris-Clan zusammen, im elterlichen Strandhäuschen, später in David Sedaris' eigener Zuflucht mit Meerblick, und flickt am generationsübergreifenden Quilt aus gescheiterten Beziehungen, tragischen Toden, späten Einsichten - und hartnäckiger Liebe zu den Freunden, die man sich nicht aussuchen kann.

Lakonisch-ironisch gelesen von Devid Striesow.

©2018 David Sedaris. Übersetzung von Georg Deggerich (P)2018 Random House Audio

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  • Joyce Neikirk
  • 29-10-18

calypso

it's in german!! that sucks. it should be clear the narrator is speaking in another language. not cool Amazon!

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  • Mama
  • 16-04-20

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Inadvertently got the Russian copy.? Help I wanted the English. I will be able to puchSe

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  • Laura L Boosinger
  • 09-01-20

GERMAN??

How did I get this is German??? I finally got this in English and love it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-01-21

German!

Why does this book review not mention it is narrated in German? What a disappointment !

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  • JDV
  • 27-10-19

Couldn’t understand

In German. Why?? I didn’t order it that way. All other books I’ve uploaded have been fine. This was not marked as other than In English. Puzzling.

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  • S. Bloom
  • 08-10-19

Beware this is read in German

The description should have more clearly indicated this was read in German. Bad advertising on Audible.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-10-19

Disapointed

It’s In German and no way to change it to English . What a waste of a purchase . Very dissatisfied😢

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