Kairos by Jenny Erpenbeck (Granta Books, 2024)


Kairos by Jenny Erpenbeck (ISBN: 9781783786138, paperback). It’s 1986, in Berlin. A young student, Katharina, meets Hans - an older, married man – in a chance encounter on a bus. The attraction is instant, and Kairos – the god of fortunate moments – steps in. But of course, their passion is bound in secrecy, and as loving turns to cheating and betrayal bites, unhappiness grows.

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