On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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The book doesn't smell either

Wednesday 20 September, 2006

It's finally happened. The film version of Patrick Süskind's mega-hit "Perfume" has hit the screens. Director Tom Tykwer talks with Dietmar Kammerer about his passion for the project, his proximity to the central figure - a serial killer in pursuit of love - and covering whole neighbourhoods with a layer of filth.
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