Hans Christoph Buch

Apocalypse Africa or Shipwreck with Spectators

The Novel-Essay Apokalypse Afrika oder Schiffbruch mit Zuschauern (Apocalypse Africa or Shipwreck with Spectators) incorporates – from diverse points of view and various time lines – incidents from colonial Africa up to contemporary events.More ...

Hans Christoph Buch: Apokalypse Afrika oder Schiffbruch mit Zuschauern
(Apocalypse Africa or Shipwreck with Spectators)

The image on the cover page, Théodore Géricault’s painting of Le radeau de la Méduse, refers to the first essay, a fictitious digression from various perspectives on the shipwreck of the Medusa.More ...

Zanzibar Blues or: How I found Livingstone

The Cold War, colonialism, the slave trade – three historic events that link the East African archipelago of Zanzibar with Germany.More ...

Hans Christoph Buch:
Sansibar Blues oder: Wie ich Livingstone fand
(Zanzibar Blues or: How I found Livingstone)

"It is a pure delight to see someone taking history apart and putting it back together again in a very unique way", writes the reviewer, Marco Martin.More ...

Cain and Abel in Africa

Hans Christopher Buch's novel, as he entitles it in the epilogue interlaces two historical levels which in a total of six chapters alternately and so far unexpected are placed against each other.More ...

Hans Christoph Buch: Kain und Abel in Afrika
(Cain and Abel in Africa)

With the biblical allusion of the fraternal strife which gives the book its title the author goes out of the medien Report about Africa in which the African continent often appears as a cooker of crises and whose problems are to a greater extent home made.More ...