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Peter Stamm

Biography

Peter Stamm

Peter Stamm is the author of the novels SEVEN YEARS, ON A DAY LIKE THIS and UNFORMED LANDSCAPE, and the short-story collections WE'RE FLYING and IN STRANGE GARDENS AND OTHER STORIES. His prize-winning books have been translated into more than 30 languages. For his entire body of work and his accomplishments in fiction, he was short-listed for the Man Booker International Prize in 2013, and in 2014 he won the prestigious Friedrich Hölderlin Prize. He lives in Switzerland.

Peter Stamm

Books by Peter Stamm

written by Peter Stamm, translated by Michael Hofmann - Fiction

Gillian is content with her marriage to Matthias, even if she feels restless at times. One night following an argument, the couple has a terrible car accident: Matthias, who is drunk, dies in the crash. Gillian wakes up in the hospital completely disfigured. Only slowly, after many twists and turns, does she put her life back together and reconnects with a love interest of the past who becomes a possible future --- or so it seems.