Item description for The Game of Cards by Adolf Schroder...
The young Markus Hauser takes a job with Selma Bruhns, a strange elderly lady who pays him to arrange hundreds of letters in chronological order. For six days Markus works consciously, all the while penetrating little by little into the past of this woman who surrounds herself with cats and memories. On the last day Selma proposes a bargain, a game of cards that will change his life forever. Written in the style of a crime investigation, this novel pieces together the puzzle of life fractured by war and plunges the reader, along with the characters, into a strange and troubling world.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.72" Width: 4.65" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Jan 25, 2008
Publisher Pushkin Press
ISBN 1901285715 ISBN13 9781901285710