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Daniel Kehlmann

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Daniel Kehlmann


Born
in Munich, Germany
January 13, 1975

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Daniel Kehlmann is a German-Austrian author.

His novel Measuring the World (German: Die Vermessung der Welt) was translated into more than forty languages. Awards his work has received include the Candide Prize, the Literature Prize of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Heimito von Doderer Literature Award, the Kleist Prize, the WELT Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. Kehlmann divides his time between Vienna and Berlin.

Average rating: 3.71 · 44,500 ratings · 4,274 reviews · 59 distinct worksSimilar authors
Measuring the World

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3.74 avg rating — 16,238 ratings — published 2005 — 127 editions
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Tyll

3.95 avg rating — 9,641 ratings — published 2017 — 61 editions
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Ruhm. Ein Roman in neun Ges...

3.57 avg rating — 5,390 ratings — published 2009 — 53 editions
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You Should Have Left

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3.50 avg rating — 5,490 ratings — published 2016 — 24 editions
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F

3.67 avg rating — 2,801 ratings — published 2013 — 48 editions
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Ich und Kaminski

3.40 avg rating — 2,162 ratings — published 2003 — 45 editions
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Beerholms Vorstellung

3.68 avg rating — 537 ratings — published 1997 — 16 editions
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Mahlers Zeit

3.58 avg rating — 470 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Der fernste Ort

3.34 avg rating — 414 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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Unter der Sonne

3.57 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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“People who have experienced nothing love to tell stories while people who have experienced a great deal suddenly have no stories to tell at all.”
Daniel Kehlmann, Ruhm. Ein Roman in neun Geschichten

“It's precisely the sense that we're different that makes us so banal.”
Daniel Kehlmann, Ruhm. Ein Roman in neun Geschichten

“It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future.”
Daniel Kehlmann

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