May 6th, 03:10 a.m.
Impossible to fall asleep, impossible to stay up. The time in my body and the time outside don't correspond. Haven't been to school today, again. No one's calling, no one realizes I'm not there.
Mikke seems like a normal teenager on the outside. He has a girlfriend, is involved in protecting endangered ocean turtles and takes care of Sverre, who's suffering from Down Syndrome. But no one can guess what he feels. He alienates himself. Until he sees no way out ...
In short fragments of thought, award-winning Norwegian author Marit Kaldhol writes about a boy, his depression and the reactions of the people around him.
Nominated for the "Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2013"
Chosen for "Die Besten 7" April 2012
Chosen as book of the month March 2012 by Jugendbuch-Couch.de.
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