Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik, Book 1) by Lois Lowry

By Lois Lowry

Anastasia's 10th yr has a few good stuff, like falling in love and very gaining knowledge of her grandmother, and a few undesirable issues, like checking out approximately an coming near near child brother.

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Da durchfuhr ein Beben ihren Körper; ihre Arme zuckten empor und drückten seinen Kopf fest auf ihren Mund. Und ebenso plötzlich ließ sie ihn wieder los. »Helfen uns nicht die Sterne? « Tränen standen in ihren Augen, und sie wandte sich ab, ging in das Zimmer zurück und setzte sich in den Sessel am Kamin. Robert blieb auf dem Balkon stehen. Und plötzlich ertappte er sich dabei, daß er nicht mehr an Lucia dachte, sondern an – Gerti. Wieso denn das? fragte er sich selbst verärgert. Bin ich verrückt, mir den Augenblick zu verderben?

Fragte er rasch. »Kaffee«, schlug sie vor, auf die Tasse, die sie vor sich stehen hatte, weisend. « »Lieber ein Bier«, entschied er sich, bereute dies dann aber rasch, denn das Pils, das man ihm brachte, war warm. Kaffeehauswarm. « »An was speziell? « »Nein«, lachte er. « Roberts Blick, den er auf sein Glas mit dem Pils richtete, war so voller Anklage, daß Lucia laut auflachte und ihm mit der Hand durch die Haare fuhr. Die Leute an den anderen Tischen – zumeist älteren Kalibers – wurden aufmerksam.

Trauriges mußte er erfahren. Er blieb kurz stehen. Eine Stunde zuvor hatte der Briefträger dem Partner des Zimmermädchens die Einberufung zur Bundeswehr gebracht, woraufhin in dem Burschen jegliches Interesse an der Ausübung höherer Künste jählings erloschen war. Auf seinem Zimmer sang Sorant die sowjetische Hymne. Dies war keine politische Demonstration von ihm, sondern er erlag einfach dem 32 Drang, zu singen, und so sang er eben das nächstbeste, was ihm im Ohr lag. Dies war die sowjetische Hymne.

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