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Daniel Kehlmann

Biography

Daniel Kehlmann

Daniel Kehlmann was born in Munich in 1975 and lives in Berlin and New York. His works have won the Candide Prize, the Doderer Prize, the Kleist Prize, the Welt Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. MEASURING THE WORLD was translated into more than 40 languages and is one of the greatest successes in postwar German literature.

Daniel Kehlmann

Books by Daniel Kehlmann

by Daniel Kehlmann - Family, Family Relationships, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Arthur is a wannabe writer who takes his sons to see the Great Lindemann, Master of Hypnosis. The Great Lindemann gets Arthur to tell him his deepest secrets and then tells him to make them real. Arthur empties his bank account and vanishes to become a world-famous author (F is for fake). But what of the boys? Martin grows up to be a priest without a vocation (F is for faith). Eric becomes a financier (F is for fraud), while Ivan, a talented artist, becomes a forger (F is for forgery). When the summer of the global financial crisis dawns they're thrown together again with cataclysmic results.