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Hamburg in the summer of 1977. While the Federal Republic is terrorized by the RAF, Günter Märtens draws his first line of heroin through the nose. Depressed by the split of his hopeful band, the eighteen-year-old tries to forget his failed dreams of rock star life. In his autobiographical novel "Das Graupensuppe" Günter Märtens describes his youthful roller coaster ride between longing, friendship, betrayal, overburdening pleasure and his almost deadly drug addiction Social and musical time coloring of this time, he tells in a humorous, ironic, original tone of absurd abysses, deep-rooted and high-spirited moments, a fulminant time journey through a Germany which his youth no longer understood.