Arnon Grunberg

Second car

Hidden agenda

On Saturday night my assistant, Eva, managed to get in contact with three women in night club "27" in Gaziantep.
(I was already in my hotel room, working.)
The last couple of days we spent lots of time with two of these lovely ladies, their friends and some of their teachers. They study at a conservatory.
My interpreter appears to be on a shopping spree in Turkey. She is buying gifts for all her family members in the Netherlands. Soon we will need a second car, because her luggage doesn’t fit in one car anymore.
My assistant appears to be looking for love.
I wonder what my hidden agenda is on this road trip. I really would like to know what my hidden agenda is before reaching the Iraqi border.