The Namesake – Zwei Welten, a journey

The Namesake - Zwei Welten, a journey

The Namesake – Two worlds, one trip

The Namesake – Zwei Welten, a journey tells the story of a family, which is based on a name: Gogol – based on the eponymous Russian writer Nikolai Gogol. Thus, Ashoke and Ashima give their firstborn son, when they must decide quickly on the issue of birth certificate. Later, they give him the nickname nick. From then on, the boy lives between the two names, preferably one time, sometimes the other – and asks himself and his parents again and again: Why did Gogol? “One day you’ll know it,” Ashoke replied.

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