Physically, Heimat is a Cabinet of Wonder. A Wunderkammer. A collection of wonderful drawings, handwritten diary-like entries, old photos, postcards, official documents - all interlaced to give birth to a flawless visual performance.
Dominique's memoir, "Pretending is lying", happened to be on the shelves of the bookshop a couple of days ago. Vlad put it in my arms.
I was feeling tired and worried and not-in-the-mood and I-don't-have-time-for-anything-right-now. But I opened it and then I couldn't leave without it.