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Peer Martin (Author), Nils Andersen (Illustrator)


Es gibt kein zurück. Du kommst an. Oder du stirbst.

Hope - There’s No Way Back. You Make It. Or You Die.

When everything has been taken from you, you have nothing to lose. Nineteen-year-old Canadian Mathis accompanies Hope, an 11-year-old Somali, as he flees right across South America. The two have barely set out, when two shady characters start following them – and they are not the only threat to confront Hope and Mathis on their breath-taking journey. As they travel through the Amazon rainforest, across the Panamericana highway and on the roof of a high-speed goods train speeding along, death lurks in the shadows on all sides; they barely escape with their lives on more than one occasion. Will the pair make it to freedom?

- Fast-paced, political adventure novel touching on controversial topics, such as climate change, refugees and world politics
- Highly topical, captivating and disturbing. Exceptionally absorbing right from the very first page
- With vignettes, notes and additional information for each chapter
- Topical, gripping and unsettling: the latest novel by German Youth Literature Prize laureate Peer Martin

  • Recommended age: 16 +
  • ISBN: 978-3-7915-0139-0
  • Published: 22.07.2019
  • Pages: 544
  • Features: 30 B/W
  • Publisher: Dressler Verlag

Nils Andersen

Nils Andersen was born in 1985 and studied media art in Weimar. In May 2015 he and a fellow student founded the collective KIM&HIM, and works as a freelance motion designer and illustrator.

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