- LOETSCHER, Hugo
- Hugo Loetscher , born
in Zurich in 1929, has established himself as a major Swiss author.
He has travelled extensively and is a versatile author. The essay
"The Botschaft aus dem Teerteich" is in part a blend of
autobiography, fiction, and journalism (Loetscher started out as
a literary critic for newspapers and magazines). His novels include
the satifical Noah. Der Roman einer Konjunktur (Noah. A
Business Novel; 1967) and the autobiographically informed Der
Immune (The One Who Was Immune; 1975).
Die Botschaft aus dem Teerteich (Message from the Tar Pit)
from Herbst in der Großen Orange (Zurich: Diogenes,
1982) : Vol. 5, No. 2
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