Jakob Arjouni





Jakob Arjouni


Born
in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
October 08, 1964

Died
January 17, 2013

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Jakob Arjouni (alias of Jakob Bothe) 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 · 1,876 ratings · 218 reviews · 20 distinct worksSimilar authors
Happy Birthday, Türke!

3.45 avg rating — 525 ratings — published 1985 — 23 editions
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Kismet

3.68 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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Magic Hoffmann

3.67 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1996 — 10 editions
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More Beer

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3.58 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 1987 — 18 editions
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Idiots: Five Fairy Tales an...

3.40 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 2003 — 14 editions
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One Man, One Murder

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Hausaufgaben

3.31 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Brother Kemal (Kayankaya, #5)

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Cherryman jagt Mister White

3.71 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Der heilige Eddy

3.78 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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