John Wayne of the Pacific

Süddeutsche Zeitung | Tobias Lehmkuhl

For the inclined reviewer in the cozy living room, listening is adventure enough. André Wiersig, on the other hand, flies to Japan, has a boat take him to the northern tip of the island of Honshu, jumps into the 13-degree water in complete darkness, swims over to the cliff, pulls himself up on a rock, looks a sea lion right in the face, laughs to himself, and gets back into the water...


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