Theater of Cruelty

Kirstine Reffstrup

Reffstrup is an author. Her latest book is "I, Unica". See also Gyldendal.

Time is a pond that fills up again and again

TRAVEL ESSAY: To southern Lithuania, to Poland and back. What does it mean for Reffstrup's 80-year-old mother-in-law at such a late age that time has turned a knot – that the threat from Russia has returned? What does it mean to live in a time without living in its progress?

A wonderful city, a sad city

Beirut: The disaster has its own logic – slow, slow, people live their lives. How does a crisis appear? What signs should we learn to read? And what does it mean to write in a time like now?