Jakob Arjouni





Jakob Arjouni

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born
in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
October 08, 1964

died
January 17, 2013

gender
male

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About this author

Jakob Arjouni published his first novel Happy Birthday, Türke! (1985) at the age of 20.Later he wrote his first play Die Garagen. He became famous after publishing his criminal novel Kayankaya, which was then translated into 10 different languages.

In 1987, he received the Baden-Württembergischen Autorenpreis für das deutschsprachige Jugendtheater for his play Nazim schiebt ab. In 1992, he received the German Crime Fiction Prize for One Man, One Murder. He died, aged 48, in Berlin, after a long fight against pancreatic cancer.


Average rating: 3.55 · 1,221 ratings · 154 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Happy Birthday, Türke!
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 318 ratings — published 1985 — 23 editions
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Kismet
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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Idiots: Five Fairy Tales an...
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2003 — 12 editions
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Magic Hoffmann
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1996 — 8 editions
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More Beer
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1987 — 18 editions
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One Man, One Murder
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1991 — 17 editions
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Der heilige Eddy
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Chez Max
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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Hausaufgaben
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Brother Kemal (Kayankaya, #5)
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Happy Birthday, Türke! More Beer One Man, One Murder Kismet Brother Kemal
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