Karin Hartmann’s Black Turtleneck, Round Glasses . . . is a page-turner of horror, fed by stories so surreal that they could only derive from reality, and you wish it wasn’t all true. The reading is entertaining and—to put it cynically—amusing, but it resonates all the longer. That’s a good thing.
Ramona Kraxner, in Baumeister Aug 22, 2023 (original in German)