Ferdinand von Schirach

Ferdinand von Schirach


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Munich, Germany
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Ferdinand von Schirach (born 1964 in Munich) is a German lawyer and writer. He published his first short stories at the age of forty-five. Shortly thereafter he became one of Germany's most successful authors. His books, which have been translated into more than 35 languages, have sold millions of copies worldwide and have made him "an internationally celebrated star of German literature.

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Verbrechen

4.04 avg rating — 3,182 ratings — published 2009 — 63 editions
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Schuld

3.98 avg rating — 1,835 ratings — published 2010 — 49 editions
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The Collini Case

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The Girl Who Wasn't There

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Terror: Ein Theaterstück un...

4.36 avg rating — 434 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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Crime and Guilt: Stories

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4.16 avg rating — 405 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Die Würde ist antastbar

3.89 avg rating — 373 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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Strafe

4.25 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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Carl Tohrbergs Weihnachten

3.67 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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“And because people loved conspiracy theories even back then, suddenly everyone became a member of the Illuminati: Galileo, the Babylonian goddess Lilith, Lucifer, and eventually even the Jesuits themselves.”
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“She had two broken ribs, a broken left arm, and a broken nose; splinters from the glasses and beer bottles had gashed her back and arms. When the men had finished, they had lifted one of the boards and thrown her under the stage... They were playing a polka as the policemen pulled the girl out of the muck.”
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“Ich dachte, ein neues Leben wäre leichter, aber es wurde nie leichter. Es ist ganz gleich, ob wir Apotheker oder Tischler oder Schriftsteller sind. Die Regeln sind immer ein wenig anders, aber die Fremdheit bleibt und die Einsamkeit und alles andere auch.”
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