Arno Geiger


Born
in Bregenz, Austria
July 22, 1968

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Geiger grew up in the village of Wolfurt near Bregenz. He studied German studies, ancient history and comparative literature at the universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. He has worked as a freelance writer since 1993. From 1986 to 2002, he also worked as a technician at the annual Bregenzer Festspiele summer opera festival.

In 1996 and in 2004, he took part in the Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis competition at Klagenfurt.

In October 2005, he was the recipient of the first Deutscher Buchpreis[1] literature prize (awarded by the booksellers' association of Germany) for his novel Es geht uns gut.

Geiger lives in Wolfurt and Vienna.

Average rating: 3.83 · 2,824 ratings · 278 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Der alte König in seinem Exil

4.08 avg rating — 1,308 ratings — published 2011 — 36 editions
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Es geht uns gut

3.57 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 2005 — 20 editions
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Selbstporträt mit Flusspferd

3.45 avg rating — 346 ratings — published 2015 — 11 editions
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Unter der Drachenwand

4.01 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 2018 — 11 editions
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Alles über Sally

3.51 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Anna nicht vergessen

3.32 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Irrlichterloh

3.92 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Schöne Freunde

2.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Kleine Schule des Karussell...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Im Regen

2.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009
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“ولأن الإنسان منذ طفولته يرى والدَيْه في صورة الأقوياء القادرين على مواجهة مصاعب الحياة، فإن رؤية الضعف الذي يستنزفهما بالتدريج تكون أصعب من رؤية ذلك يحدث للآخرين”
Arno Geiger, Der alte König in seinem Exil

“أكبر هَمٍّ يمكن للكِبَرأن يصيبنا به هو أن يطول أمده أكثر مما نحتمل”
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“Ich weiß, vom Zurückschauen bekommt man Heimweh.”
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