23. ilb
06. – 16.09.2023

Das Blaue Sofa with Sunjeev Sahota: China Room

Inspired by the story of his great-grandmother, Sunjeev Sahota’s »China Room« tells the story of the forced marriage of a 15-year-old girl in rural Punjab in 1929, who subsequently falls in love with one of her husband’s brothers. Seventy years later, her greatgrandson arrives from England to the abandoned farm and is confronted with his family history. »A gripping generational novel about the constraints of social conventions and family trauma.« (WDR 5) [WDR 5]

In collaboration with Bertelsmann.

Hosted by Marie-Christine Knop.