Audio book "Afrika erzählt": Zakes Mda - Der Walrufer
On three CDs, Christian Ulmen reads the novel by Zakes Mda from South Africa, who grew up in Soweto and Lesotho. With his laconic way of speaking, Ulmen brings the poetic and magical moments of the love story of the whale caller to the point. With original whale songs.German Audio Book Award 2008.
Hermanus, the world capital of the whales, is a picturesque backdrop for the unusual love triangle between one of the most impressive sea animals, a female smooth whale, a man and a woman. A fairytale love story, sad, but beautiful.
Zakes Mda, born in 1948, grew up in Soweto and Lesotho and lived many years in exile in the United States. He is considered one of the most performed playwrights of South Africa. His plays and novels have been awarded several times.
"Mdas heroes create a life of surprising, almost magical beauty."
Jason Overdorf, Newsweek
total run time: approx. 231 minutes
in German language
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