By Juli Zeh
Jola is a gorgeous and privileged cleaning soap famous person who desires greatly to be taken heavily; her accomplice Theo is a middle-aged writer with writers' block. In an try to additional her occupation, Jola is decided to land the lead position in a brand new movie approximately underwater photographer and version Lotte Hass.
To enhance her possibilities, the couple commute to Lanzarote and lease diving teacher Sven, paying him a wide sum for specific school. Sven is meticulously making plans his so much bold excursion but - to an untouched spoil a hundred metres down at the ocean ground. Diving demands a funky head and, as a sinister love triangle develops, occasions speedily get out of hand. yet whose tale will we belief - Sven's or Jola's?
Deliciously claustrophobic, clever, and unrelentingly severe, this mental mystery with colors of Patricia Highsmith will depart readers gasping for air.
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