Clemens Meyer

Die stillen Trabanten

Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-3-10-397264-1

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272 Pages, gebunden
publishing house:
S. FISCHER
publication date:
16.03.2017
ISBN 978-3-10-397264-1

Content

Tales from the night

A train driver who loves night shifts until a laughing man stands on the tracks. A night watchman patroling outside a home for immigrants who falls in love with a woman behind the fence. A burger-bar owner looking out at the city’s shining satellites. Masterfully, trancelike and with the confidence of a sleepwalker, Clemens Meyer’s stories tell of lost battles and overwhelming wishes. They are stories from our time, as dark as the world, as beautiful as the brightest of hopes.




About Clemens Meyer

Clemens Meyer was born 1977 in Halle (Saale) and now lives in Leipzig. His debut novel, Als wir träumten, was published in 2006, followed by Die Nacht, die Lichter: Stories in 2008, Gewalten: Ein Tagebuch in 2010, and the novel Im Stein in 2013. His work has won him numerous awards, including the Prize of the Leipzig Book Fair; Im Stein was shortlisted for the German Book Prize and won the Bremen Prize for Literature. In 2015, Clemens Meyer and Thomas Stuber were awarded the German Screenplay Prize for In den Gängen. Andreas Dresen’s film adaptation of Meyer’s first novel, Als wir träumten, competed in the 2015 Berlinale.

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Die stillen Trabanten

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