Gudrun Pausewang





Gudrun Pausewang


Born
in Wichstadtl, Czech Republic
March 03, 1928

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Gudrun Pausewang is a German writer of children's and teen fiction. She is also noted in science fiction for young-adult novels like The Last Children of Schewenborn.

Pausewang was born in Eastern Bohemia of German ancestry and after World War II her family settled in the former West Germany. She later became a teacher and taught in Germany's foreign school services in South America. She has written 86 novels with many of them involving the Third World and environmental concerns.

She has won several awards, including the German Federal Cross of Merit, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis and the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis for The Cloud in 1988.

She is the older sister of Freya Pausewang.

Average rating: 3.71 · 3,305 ratings · 210 reviews · 85 distinct works · Similar authors
Die Wolke

3.67 avg rating — 1,701 ratings — published 1987 — 20 editions
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Die letzten Kinder von Sche...

3.81 avg rating — 459 ratings — published 1983 — 15 editions
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The Final Journey

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3.84 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 1992 — 7 editions
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Traitor

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3.75 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1995 — 10 editions
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Dark Hours

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3.78 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Der Schlund

3.78 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Das Tor zum Garten der Zamb...

3.59 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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Die Not der Familie Caldera

3.32 avg rating — 37 ratings
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Adi. Jugend eines Diktators

3.39 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Ich war dabei

3.67 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2007
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