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 impertinent muse

from 05.09.2007

Every now and then, a wunderkind appears. The phenomenon is always a tad distressing. It's hard to tell if the wunderkind will last. Its future is unpredictable. But this unpredictability is almost reassuring, human. And one can't help but be amazed - in the face of talent that cannot be explained ...

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