Sten Nadolny

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Sten Nadolny


Born
in Zehdenick, Germany
July 29, 1942

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Sten Nadolny, (born 29 July 1942, in Zehdenick, Province of Brandenburg) is a German novelist. His parents, Burkhard and Isabella Nadolny, were also writers.

His best known work is "The Discovery of Slowness" (1987; originally published in 1983 as "Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit"), a fictionalized meditation on the life and lessons of British Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. A pre-publication portion of the novel titled "Kopenhagen 1801" (which would become the fifth chapter) had earned Nadolny the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize in 1980.
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Average rating: 3.89 · 3,477 ratings · 173 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit

3.96 avg rating — 2,929 ratings — published 1983 — 51 editions
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The God of Impertinence

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3.36 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Weitlings Sommerfrische

3.74 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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Das Glück des Zauberers

3.59 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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Selim oder Die Gabe der Rede

3.80 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1990 — 8 editions
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Netzkarte

3.39 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1981 — 9 editions
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Ullsteinroman

3.86 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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Er oder Ich

2.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Das Erzählen und die guten ...

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Putz- und Flickstunde: Zwei...

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Netzkarte Er oder Ich
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“Recognizing isn't at all like seeing; the two often don't even agree.”
Sten Nadolny, Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit

“Learning and seeing are more important than education.”
Sten Nadolny, Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit

“To talk about the senselessness of the battle was to attribute sense to war itself.”
Sten Nadolny, Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit

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