Elke Schmitter, born in 1961 in Krefeld, Germany, studied philosophy in Munich. Mrs. Sartoris has been translated into thirteen languages. Her second novel, Minor Misdemeanors, was published in Germany in 2002. As a journalist she writes for Der Spiegel. She lives in Berlin with her family.
Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: December 7, 2004 Price: $12.95
An international sensation, Elke Schmitter’s explosive debut novel presents a modern-day twist.
Margarethe can remember very clearly the last time she was happy: she was eighteen, prized for her beauty, and swept off her feet by her wealthy, dashing boyfriend. Then he left her. For the last twenty years she has lived...
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