The Happiness at the End of the Street

This book will open both your eyes and your heart

The heartwarming story of two women whose lives couldn’t be any more different. Unconventional Elli hasn’t had a permanent home in a long time, and she must struggle every day anew to lead a dignified life on the streets. Lisa is an advantaged, though permanently stressed, part-time editor for a lifestyle magazine, wife and mother of three. Elli happens to meet Lisa’s children in a park one day, and they become friends with her. She always has time and an open ear for them. Like a kind of adopted grandmother, she secretly helps the three of them through difficult situations. And the children never betray their new friend. Until one day, Elli herself finds herself in urgent need of help...

• Total author sales with dtv: 200,000 copies
• An engaging and powerful plea for human sympathy and empathy


dtv Allgemeine Belletristik
256 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-26284-2
18. Juni 2021