Bary, Tarik A.
Der König der Dinge

A novel from Egypt
Translated from Arabic by Doris Kilias
Baobab Series by Atlantis Verlag, 2004
ages 10 to 12

 

Karim has a very special gift: he can talk with things. As soon as he enters boarding school for the first time, the things turn to him to unburden their woes. But there are three strong senior schoolboys who make it quite clear to Karim who has the last word. Karim must choose between the powers …

 

Original: © 2004 by Tarik A. Bary and Atlantis, Orell Füssli Verlag, Zürich