Decompression [electronic resource] : A Novel. Juli Zeh.
- ISBN: 9780385537599 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| A psychological thriller in the tradition of Patricia Highsmith about two couples caught in a web of conflicting passions while deep-sea diving off the beautiful Canary IslandsIn the late 1990s, Sven Fiedler and his girlfriend, Antje, left Germany for the island of Lanzarote, rejecting what Sven considered a vulgar culture of materialism and judgment. The young couple set up a diving service catering to tourists eager to bask in the warm sunshine and explore the silent, gleaming marine paradise that makes this otherwise barren volcanic island such a remarkable retreat. Sven's approach was simple: take the mechanics of diving seriously, instruct his clients clearly, and stay out of their personal business as best he can.And life on the island goes smoothly until two German tourists--Jola von der Pahlen, a daytime soap star on the verge of cinematic success, and Theo Hast, a stalled novelist--engage Sven for a high-priced, intensive two-week diving...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Nan A. Talese, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2185 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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