The Lingering Traces of Wanderlust

A woman caught between beginnings and endings

Alexandra and Markus’ daughter Lou has just graduated from high school and is preparing to spend a year abroad in Madrid. Alexandra also worked there in 1989 as an au pair. In that place of longing, she experienced her first taste of freedom, but also went through her first real emotional pain.
Now, Lou is on the verge of her own great adventure, and Alexandra is struggling with letting go.
Birgit Hasselbusch has crafted a tale about a great, overpowering love, a new start into independence, and what is truly important in life.


dtv Allgemeine Belletristik
288 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-26254-5
22. Mai 2020