Frank Schätzing


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in Cologne, Germany
May 28, 1957

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Schätzing was born in Cologne and studied communication studies; he later ran his own company, an advertising agency named INTEVI, in Cologne. Schätzing became a writer in 1990, and penned several novellas and satires. His first published novel was the historical Tod und Teufel in 1995, and in 2000 his thriller Lautlos.

Schätzing achieved his greatest success in 2004 with the science fiction thriller The Swarm.

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The Swarm

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4.06 avg rating — 17,194 ratings — published 2004 — 78 editions
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Limit

3.78 avg rating — 3,574 ratings — published 2009 — 45 editions
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Tod und Teufel

3.64 avg rating — 2,656 ratings — published 1995 — 43 editions
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Lautlos

3.71 avg rating — 1,749 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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Breaking News

3.80 avg rating — 1,048 ratings — published 2014 — 20 editions
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Die Tyrannei des Schmetterl...

3.30 avg rating — 1,084 ratings — published 2018 — 13 editions
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Nachrichten aus einem unbek...

3.98 avg rating — 890 ratings — published 2006 — 22 editions
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Die dunkle Seite

3.61 avg rating — 657 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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Mordshunger

3.47 avg rating — 599 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Keine Angst

3.48 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 2003
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“I'm a reasonable kind of guy. If I hear something that seems to make sense, I'm willing to give it the benefit of the doubt. If the alternative explanation has to be pounded into shape before it fits the mould of our experience, it seems to me that it's unlikely to be true.”
Frank Schatzing, The Swarm

“Averages might mean something to bureaucrats and engineers, but the sea had no struck with statistics: it was a succession of unpredictable circumstances and extremes.”
Frank Schätzing

“Merkwürdige Rasse, die Menschheit. Flog zum Mond und schändete kleine Kinder.”
Frank Schätzing, Limit

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