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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From the Feuilletons

from 05.02.2010

Die Tageszeitung 30.01.2010

In an obituary to J.D. Salinger, Ulf Ermann Ziegler tries to explain what made the writer so singular. "He was against the city and for the countryside, against marriage and for experimentation. Of course, there would have been no J. D. Salinger without Rousseau or Thoreau, without ...

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