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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Torment and blessing

from 27.09.2011

"What a vast stage, with the paravent of the mountain as a backdrop – theatre, writing and real life, it cannot be separated, but then why does it hurt so much," Liao Yiwu writes in his prison book. And writing he calls: "... a drilling fixation like a fly that buzzes ...

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