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By Will Ferguson
A motor vehicle tumbles via darkness down a snowy ravine. a girl and not using a identify walks out of a mud hurricane in Africa. And within the seething warmth of Lagos urban, a felony cartel scours the web, trying to find victims.
Lives intersect. Worlds collide. And all of it starts with a unmarried e-mail: 'Dear Sir, i'm the daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, and that i desire your help...'
without delay a chilling mystery a few lonely lady avenging her father's dying and an epic portrait of morality and corruption around the globe, Will Ferguson's Giller Prize-winning novel plunges into the labyrinth of lies that's '419', the world's so much insidious net scam.
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Das machen die Männer immer. Glaube mir, du darfst ihnen nichts, aber auch gar nichts glauben. Lass dir Sven gegenüber gar nichts anmerken, wovon du weißt. Führe ihn an der Nase herum. Nütze deine weibliche Überlegenheit aus. Männer überlassen das Denken im Allgemeinen weniger ihrem Hirn als anderen Körperteilen, wenn du weißt, was ich meine! Für Männer sind wir Frauen doch ›das unbekannte Wesen‹. Trotz der Emanzipation glauben sie nach wie vor, wir wären das schwache Geschlecht, das umworben, umgarnt und erobert werden will.
Genauso wenig verstand ich es, als ich zu meiner neuen Familie weggebracht wurde. Meine Pflegeeltern, ich habe sie so gehasst, dass ich ihren Namen seit Jahren nicht erwähnt habe. Gott – oder das, was sie unter dem Begriff Gott verstanden haben – haben sie mir vorgepredigt. Nachdem ich aber Gott nicht verstehen konnte, wie sie wollten, versuchten sie, Gott in mich hineinzuprügeln. Welche Enttäuschung war ich dann wohl für sie, als ich mit 14 vom katholischen Gymnasium für Mädchen St. Hildegard verwiesen würde.
Ich betrachte sein Gesicht genauer im Spiegel. Kann schon sein, dass ich ihn 37 von irgendwoher kenne. Soll ich mir etwa jeden hübschen Kerl merken? Er hat mich mit Nachnamen angesprochen. Das sagt mir mindestens, dass wir nicht intim miteinander waren. « »Simon, Simon Heinzle. « Ah, ein ehemaliger Schüler. Ja, jetzt erinnere ich mich. Simon war ein eher ruhiger, introvertierter Schüler gewesen. Ich weiß aber noch, wie er mich öfters tief in Gedanken anstarrte. Ich glaube, mit seinem Blick hätte er mich damals am liebsten ausgezogen.
419 by Will Ferguson