Jan Böttcher reads from his new novel "Das Rosen-Experiment"
Fabulous historical material from Berlin in the 1920s, told furiously.
Berlin, 1928. In the Stadtschloss at the Psychological Faculty, the highly talented doctoral student Zenia, her professor Zadek and the waitress Helene devote themselves to researching the soul. In her groundbreaking "rose experiment", Zenia examines affects such as anger and resentment and revolutionizes her subject. But the deeper Zenia researches, the stronger are the feelings she arouses as a scientist and as a Jew.