"I started thinking about this book around 2009, after the Lehmann Brothers crisis happened. I wanted to write about how big economic changes can impact personal life." Kristine Bilkau, 42, schrijfster, Hamburg (DE).
"I better love it, because I worked on it for ten years. If I didn't love it, I would be in big trouble." Nathan Hill, 40, schrijver, Naples, FL (USA).
"I felt spiritually deepened by writing this book and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it." Robert Harris, 59, schrijver, Kintbury (UK).
"I turn a realistic idea into a little imaginary, you could say surrealistic, writing." Frank Witzel, 60, schrijver, Offenbach (DE).
"I go to every publisher in Germany and say: 'Please let this book be translated'. Germans can't live without this book any longer!" Frank Witzel, 60, schrijver, Offenbach (DE).
"It's about religion, it's about aesthetics, it's about love and it's about tragedy." L.S. Hilton, 41, schrijfster, Londen (UK).
"It answers a really serious literary question: why should sociopaths have to be badly dressed? Sex, murder, shoes, it's got the lot." L.S. Hilton, 41, schrijfster, Londen (UK).
"I unfortunately lived thirty-five years without knowing Menno Wigman. His poems are amazing." Mirna Funk, 35, schrijfster, journalist, Berlijn (DE), Tel Aviv (IL).
"Every human being is made through his own story: a personal story, a family story or even a story of a country." Mirna Funk, 35, schrijfster, journalist, Berlijn (DE), Tel Aviv (IL).
"I really put all the love and all the effort in it that I could at that time." Karin Köhler, 42, schrijfster, Hamburg (DE).
"I never read a book that made me so physically interested; my body was somewhat shivering when I read it." Samuel Bjørk, 46, schrijver, Noorwegen.
"The reason why I love this book is simple to explain: I have created characters that I really love, they are like family to me." Samuel Bjørk, 46, schrijver, Noorwegen.