Leipzig reads anyway: "Lucifer's Godchild" - concert reading with Ralph Roger Glöckler and Steffen Schleiermacher (piano)
Paris, 1912: the American painter Marsden Hartley and Karl von Freyburg, a young German lieutenant, have their eyes on each other. The beginning of a liaison that leads to the painter moving to Berlin, taking a studio to be near his lover. But the First World War calls the lieutenant to the front. Hartley stays in Berlin and tries to earn money with his art. His lover falls, leaving the painter with his epaulettes and pain. Just as Lucifer was driven out of heaven, Hartley also leaves Germany, always in search of the great love and the only true art.
Ralph Roger Glöckler was born in 1950 in Frankfurt am Main, where he now lives and works as an author and translator. He spent many years in Lisbon and New York to write his numerous travel stories, novels and poetry collections. Größenwahn Verlag has published the novellas "Die männliche Unreife des Todes" (2016), "Die kalte Stadt" (2020) and his novel "Rückkehr ins Dorf" (2019).