Book review: Beards and haiku feature in Marion Poschmann's absurdly delightful The Pine Islands

The Pine Islands is German writer Marion Poschmann's fourth novel and the first to be translated into English, for which it has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
The Pine Islands is German writer Marion Poschmann's fourth novel and the first to be translated into English, for which it has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.PHOTO: SERPENT'S TAIL

THE PINE ISLANDS

By Marion Poschmann

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