The Gentlemen's Tailor
Author: Mariana Leky, Gene Hayworth
Publisher: Owl Canyon Press
Release Date: September 03, 2013
Katja's fairy tale romance with her dentist comes to an abrupt end when she learns that he is having an affair. Just when it seems that things can't get any worse, her husband is killed in a car accident. Filled with grief, Katja thinks she is going crazy, but then two mysterious men enter her life: Dr. Frederich Blank and Armin the fireman, whose uniform looks like it came from a costume shop. Armin cannot see Blank, who is recently deceased and has only returned to haunt the neighborhood in hope of visiting his wife one last time. Katja begins a relationship with Armin, which leads to serious consequences, just as holes begin appearing in Dr. Blank. When the doctor starts to fade away, Katja desperately applies bandages to patch his holes. In one moving scene, Blank visits his wife's apartment and Katja, lifted up in the cherrypicker of Armin's fire engine, watches the visit through the upper-floor window. But Katja quickly realizes that Blank's wife cannot see him.