Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Mrs. Dubeli goes to America—or does she? German/English/Confusion Galore
Good and well, but now what? There are lots of possible scenarios. I keep switching from one to the other. I keep changing things and then abandon the ideas again.
1) He was pushed, because he was a danger to someone? Whom? Why?
3) He had an affair, fathered a child, and someone killed him? The lover? The lover’s husband?
4) He was involved in some shady business and ???
Oh, what a crack of you know what! I toss the notebook aside and go switch on the espresso machine.
Christa Polkinhorn, originally from Switzerland, lives and works as writer and translator in the Los Angeles are, California. She divides her time between the United States and Switzerland and has strong ties to both countries. She is the author of five novels and a collection of poems. Her travels and her interest in foreign cultures inform her work and her novels take place in several countries. Aside from writing and traveling, she is an avid reader and a lover of the arts, dark chocolate, and red wine.