Florian Illies

1913 – Was ich unbedingt noch erzählen wollte

Hardcover
Price € (D) 20,00 | € (A) 20,60
ISBN: 978-3-10-397360-0

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304 Pages, gebunden
publishing house:
S. FISCHER
publication date:
24.10.2018
ISBN 978-3-10-397360-0

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1913 – The year before the storm – new, surprising and delightful stories

In his brilliant bestseller 1913, Florian Illies masterfully unfolds the panorama of an unforgettable year. 1913 is the year our present day begins, a key moment in history. A magnificent book, a great best- seller. But there is so much more to say, further surprising, delight- ful and remarkable moments: Hermann and Mia Hesse want to give it another go, Egon Schiele can’t get enough of his muse Wally, after several rejections, Proust is desperately searching for a new pub- lisher, Tilla Durieux is driving all men crazy and the high-wire artist and rogue Otto Witte from Berlin-Pankow is crowned King of Alba- nia. The elegant stylist Florian Illies was unable to relinquish the year 1913 and so he has gathered together additional stories and events from a splendid year in which our present day began in this wonderful new volume.




About Florian Illies

Florian Illies was born in 1971, studied art history in Bonn and Oxford, and became features writer of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in 1997. From 1999 to 2001 he headed the FAZ’s “Berlin pages”, and went on to edit the magazine for the newly-founded Sunday paper, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. He was a co-founder and editor of the art journal Monopol. In 2008, he became the head of Features and Literature at Zeit. Illies is now a partner in "Villa Grisebach", the Berlin auction house, where he is responsible for 19th-century art. His four previous books, including Generation Golf (2000) and 1913. The Year Before The Storm (2012), have sold over a million copies.

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1913 – Was ich unbedingt noch erzählen wollte
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